Tag: gardening

Interns Complete Master Gardeners Class

Jay Dunn On Feb. 13, 17 interns completed the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners course, which included 13 weeks of class, a test, and two mock plants in the field. After the test review, they celebrated at the home of Master Gardener Alison Lang. This is a short course sponsored by University of Arizona College of Agriculture…

April Gardening Lecture

Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, invites you to attend Backyards Bats presented by Scott Richardson, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist. He has responsibility over the previously endangered lesser long-nosed bat. The program will be held on Wed., April 15 in the Sol Ballroom, SaddleBrooke Ranch, at 1 p.m.…

March Gardening Lecture

Margaret Larmour The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invites you to attend “Bullet Proof Plants,” presented by Harlow Garden’s manager and TV personality, Debbie Mounce. The program will be presented at the MountainView West Ballroom at SaddleBrooke on Thursday, March 26, at 1 p.m. Debbie, a lifelong desert gardener, will showcase…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell February is a sure sign of spring! That’s right, the gardening season is about four weeks away, so sharpen your tools and start preparing for the next growing season. The last frost date is around March 20th, so get those tomato seedlings going as soon as possible. Valentine’s Day is a good day…

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

February Gardening Lecture Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invites you to attend “Enjoying Wildflower Hikes in the Santa Catalina Mountains,” presented by Tim Butler, SaddleBrooke Hiking Club guide and photography enthusiast. The program will be held, Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. at the La Hacienda Club,…

High Desert Gardening Classes Start February 26

Ellen Sosin Back by popular demand, the Master Gardeners will be offering the six-week class, High Desert Gardening. This will be presented in the MountainView Ballroom at the MountainView Clubhouse, SaddleBrooke, on Wednesday afternoons starting Feb. 26. It will run for six weeks, each session will last two hours, and registration is required. This course…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell What do gardeners do in January? Speaking only for myself, gardening is never finished. Maybe that’s because I don’t hire anyone to take care of my estate. Truth be told, I’ve been secretly harboring the notion that at my age, maybe I need some help. But here’s my problem: no one can take…

How does your garden grow?

Louise Grabell OK, it’s that time of year again. You know, the holiday season. How did that happen? I think yesterday was July, eh? So, I usually devote some space at this time of year to tell you what to do with some of those Christmas bloomin’ beauties you purchased, but I’ll save that for…

Master Gardener Program

December gardening lecture Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invites you to attend “Irrigation Basics for Homeowners,” presented by Dale Suter, irrigation specialist for The Oracle Community Learning Garden in Oracle. The program will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the Sol Ballroom, SaddleBrooke Ranch at…

Gardeners Exchange

Margaret Larmour The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, welcomes you to attend a presentation by landscape designer Dawn Fried on Thursday, Nov. 21, at SaddleBrooke MountainView West Ballroom at 1 p.m. Local author, Dawn Fried, will be sharing her expertise about desert gardening practices, as…