SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners’ annual plant sale October 18

The Master Gardeners after a hard day’s work.

The Master Gardeners after a hard day’s work.

In January of this year, a group of our newly graduated interns from the class of 2013 began an extensive propagation effort to provide various cacti, succulents, flowering plants and ground covers for you, the homeowners of SaddleBrooke and the Ranch, with native plantings at an affordable price.

As a group and individually they have amassed many hours learning various techniques to grow their garden. The Master Gardeners of SaddleBrooke will also be contributing plants, cacti and valuable knowledge to this event.

It truly has been a rewarding experience from which we hope you will be able to benefit. Each plant has been nurtured and cared for with loving hands, aching backs and oh so many nasty cacti spines imbedded in our skin, but the final outcome has been worth the effort.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 18 at the MountainView Clubhouse between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (No early bird specials please).

For further information contact Carolyn Ruland at 520-460-8425.

Don’t forget to bring a box to load your purchases. Volunteers will be on hand to assist you with transport to your vehicle.

Thank you in advance for participating in this wonderful event. Through this project and your support we are able to provide you with qualified knowledgeable speakers for our monthly presentations.

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeffrey C. Silvertooth, Director, Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture Life Sciences, The University of Arizona.

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Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Pinal County Cooperative Extension at 820 E. Cottonwood Lane, #C, Casa Grande, Arizona (toll free 866-836-5221). Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodations.