Tag: gardening

‘Winterizing Your Desert Garden’ November 16

Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener Your SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invite you to attend an in-person presentation with Deb North who will be presenting “Winterizing Your Desert Garden” at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Ms. North will be speaking in the La Mesa/La Montana Rooms at La Hacienda in SaddleBrooke Ranch. Though it…

SaddleBrooke Flora Placards

Stuart and Jeanette Watkins Jeanette told me of seeing a Mexico Petunia by the entrance to SaddleBrooke One clubhouse. She then started naming some of the other plants that have identification placards beside them. Interested, I went and took pictures of the many identified plants and wanted to know who put the placards there for…

‘Gardening for Hummingbirds in the Desert’ October 19

Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener Your SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invite you to attend an in-person presentation with Carianne Funnicelli on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m., entitled “Gardening for Hummingbirds in the Desert.” Ms. Funnicelli will be speaking in the La Mesa/La Montana Rooms at La Hacienda in SaddleBrooke Ranch. Do you enjoy…

Desert Foods for a Resilient Future

Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener Your SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners are pleased to invite you to attend a Zoom webinar presentation with Erin Riordan, Ph.D., on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 1 p.m. The topic will be “Desert Foods for a Resilient Future.” Dr. Riordan is a conservation research scientist at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum…

SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardener Plant Sale

Julie Peek, Pinal County Master Gardener The SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners invite you to attend our annual Plant Sale on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. at MountainView clubhouse (38759 S. Mountainview Blvd.), outside of the ballroom on the patio. There will be plenty of parking in the parking lots outside the ballroom.…

Summer Gardening Presentation on April 20

Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener Your SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners are pleased to invite you to attend an in-person presentation with Parker Filer, the Assistant Extension Agent in Horticulture with the University of Arizona’s Pima County Cooperative Extension. Please join us on Wednesday, April 20, at 1 p.m. in the La Hacienda Club, La…

Back to the Garden: Indoor Gardening

Kathleen Martin, Pinal County Master Gardener Indoor gardeners enjoy houseplants for aesthetic and health benefits. Besides being an attractive addition to our homes, plants improve the air by absorbing carbon dioxide and volatile toxins while giving off oxygen and humidifying the air. All plants need light, a suitable pot with soil mix, and water. When…

Back to the Garden—Seeds for Global Gardens

Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener I’ve just purchased $30 worth of seeds to plant in the small bins at SaddleBrooke Ranch’s Community Garden and, as an experiment, I intend to catalogue and keep a daily journal of its progress and success, to be followed up with a report at the end of the summer.…