High Desert Gardening – February 21

High Desert Gardening will be presented in the Maricopa Room at DesertView Clubhouse in SaddleBrooke from 10:00 a.m. to noon for six weeks starting February 21, 2017. Registration is required.

Once again, due to popular demand, your Master Gardeners will be offering a six-week mini-course to help residents resolve basic gardening issues along with gaining new information about how to succeed at gardening and proper landscaping in the high desert of SaddleBrooke and The Ranch. This time, the featured lectures will include gardening basics, growing cacti, irrigation of desert soils, container gardening, growing citrus and the care of shrubs and small trees. If you’re looking to become a gardener, you need to make sure you have the basics. This doesn’t just include, shovels and forks but also, storage sheds to ensure your tools keep dry during the winter months.

The cost per person for all six lectures is $30 for materials and the contact for information and registration is Karen Turcott: 262-391-6959. There is limited seating, so you must register in advance. Send your check made out to SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners to Karen Turcott, 63731 E. Desert Highlands Drive, Tucson, Arizona 85739. Please include your phone number and email so you can be contacted for additional information and any changes that may occur.