Tag: gardening

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…

Want to become a Master Gardener?

Barb Nicholson 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 for the fall of 2017. This is an intensive 15-week…

Master Gardener Program

Want to become a Master Gardener? Barb Nicholson 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 for the fall of…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell It’s hot and getting hotter as the month of June progresses. Your irrigation system will keep everything alive. But you must attend to anything growing in a container. With a shovel and a bit of ingenuity, you can install extra “spaghetti” tubes to reach your containers and get them on the watering system.…

Gardeners Exchange

The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes Dr. Linda Leigh, former Biospherian, Wednesday, June 21 at 1:00 p.m. in La Hacienda Club. How Many Plants Can You Fit in a Biosphere? A must-attend! Biosphere 2 was built to be a materially closed system with all of the plants we would need for 100 years. Why…

Gardeners Exchange

The Gardeners Exchange of SaddleBrooke Ranch welcomes you to a presentation by Dr. Anthony Knight, DVM retired, on Poisonous Plants. The talk will be held on Wednesday, May 24 at 1:00 p.m. at La Hacienda Club, La Mesa Room. Dr. Knight will discuss plants commonly inhabiting our backyards and our households which might be poisonous…