Tag: Gardening

Winterizing Your Desert Garden

Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener Your SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invite you to attend an in-person presentation with Deb North, who will be presenting “Winterizing Your Desert Garden” at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Ms. North will be speaking in the La Mesa/La Montana Rooms at La Hacienda in SaddleBrooke Ranch. Though it might…

‘Gardening for Hummingbirds in the Desert’ October 19

Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener Your SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invite you to attend an in-person presentation with Carianne Funicelli on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. ‘Gardening for Hummingbirds in the Desert.’ Funicelli will be speaking in the La Mesa/La Montana Rooms at La Hacienda in SaddleBrooke Ranch. Do you enjoy hummingbirds in…

Plant Sale October 13

Julie Peek, Pinal County Master Gardener The SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invite you to attend our annual Plant Sale, Thursday, Oct. 13 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the MountainView Clubhouse outside of the ballroom on the patio. The address of the clubhouse is 38759 S. Mountain View Blvd. There will be plenty of parking…

Master Gardener September 2022

‘Desert Foods for a Resilient Future’ Presentation Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener Your SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners are pleased to invite you to attend a Zoom webinar presentation with Erin Riordan, Ph.D., on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m., titled ‘Desert Foods for a Resilient Future.’ Dr. Riordan is a conservation research scientist at…

How to Become a Master Gardener

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension trains gardening enthusiasts of Pinal County as Master Gardener volunteers who help their fellow citizens grow better gardens and more sustainable landscapes. Master Gardener classes are taught by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension faculty, industry professionals, and other horticulture experts. Participants will learn the fundamentals of selecting, installing, and…

SBR Garden Tour Coming Up October 1

Ranch Garden Tour Committee Calling all SaddleBrooke Ranch Residents! This is your chance to sign up to host and share your garden during the October Ranch Garden Tour. Are you proud of the work you have completed in your backyard landscaping? The Ranch Garden Tour is looking for homeowners who would like to share their…

Master Gardener Plant Sale

Julie Peek, Pinal County Master Gardener The SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invite you to attend our annual Plant Sale, Thursday, Oct. 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. at MountainView clubhouse (38759 S. Mountainview Blvd.) outside of the ballroom on the patio. There will be plenty of parking in the lots outside the ballroom. Among the…

Community Garden Party

Members of the Community Garden got together at the garden on the evening of May 12 to celebrate the spring growing season. Talk of tomatoes, salad blends, spring garlic/onions, and herbs brought us together for the first potluck of the year. Not only do we all have green thumbs, we found there are a bunch…

Master Gardeners Recognized for Their Service

Ellen Sosin, Pinal County Master Gardener One of SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners longest serving members, Zann Wilson, will be relocating and leaving our group. In addition to our master gardeners sending her off with a personal tribute honoring her and her service, she was one of only four people in Pinal County who recently received…

Spicy Shrubs for the Desert Southwest

Zann Wilson, Pinal County Master Gardener Join your SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners on Wednesday, May 18 at MountainView Ballroom West at 1 p.m. for “Spicy Shrubs for the Desert Southwest” with Starr Nursery owner, Greg Starr. Greg will discuss a treasure trove of little-known shrubs, including some fantastic flowering perennials. Not only the author of…