Tag: gardening

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Herbs grown in a container

Louise Grabell October is a great month for gardening. The danger of you getting heat stroke is gone and there is much to do outside in the fresh air. Some fall cleaning is probably needed, and most of your annuals have probably finished their performance for this year; however, there are lots of things you…

Gardeners Exchange

The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, welcomes Awesome Animal Rescues with speaker Jim Cloer on Thursday, October 19, 1:00 p.m. at MountainView Clubhouse in the West Ballroom. As a retired science teacher, Jim has always had an interest in animals and nature. As a SaddleBrooke resident, he…

Master Gardener Program

Want to become a Master Gardener? Barb Nicholson, Pinal County Master Gardener Master Gardeners are your neighbors and friends who have taken it upon themselves to complete the requirements for Master Gardener certification. If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener volunteer, then you are invited to enroll in the Master Gardener Training Course…

Gardeners Exchange

The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners welcomes you to “How Much and How Often-Easy to Understand Concepts of Using Drip Irrigation to Water Plants” with speaker Dr. Stephen Poe on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch. Dr. Poe is an Extension Agricultural…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Witches broom on oleander

Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener There is some bad news out there. Yes, gardeners, beware and be aware! First, ask yourself how many oleander trees/shrubs do we have in SaddleBrooke? A rough guess would be thousands! If you have any variety of oleander on your property and you have one of our technically-capable and…

Master Gardener Program

Want to become a Master Gardener? Barb Nicholson, Pinal County Master Gardener Master Gardeners are your neighbors and friends who have taken it upon themselves to complete the requirements for Master Gardener certification. If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer, then you are invited to enroll in the Master Gardener Training Course…

Plant-Based Nutrition Group

The SaddleBrooke Plant-Based Nutrition Support Group enjoyed a special dinner prepared by Chef Alan Lambert at the MountainView Bistro. What’s on your plate? Did you know that the most important decision you make every day is what you put into your mouth? It directly affects your health and longevity. Contact us for more information about…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell What? It’s too hot? True gardeners never pay attention to the weather! They do what has to be done whenever necessary and it is necessary now to plan for your fall garden. This is the time of year to tidy up things, amend and fertilize and start thinking about removing those annuals that…

Learn how to “Grow a Rainbow”

The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, welcomes Grow the Rainbow with speaker Deborah North, Pima County Master Gardener, on Wednesday, August 23, 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club at SaddleBrooke Ranch. What do orange fruits and vegetables have that green ones don’t? Deborah North, Pima County Master…

Master Gardener Program

There is No Bad Bug The Gardeners Exchange, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, welcomes Dr. Carol Olsen, entomologist, “The Bug Man,” on Wednesday, July 26 at 1:00 p.m. to La Hacienda Club. “There is No Bad Bug!” Get a new perspective on bugs. Step on it! Squash it! Spray it! That’s the…