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    Sharing a Passion for Plants

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    Teens Grow Heirloom Apache Crops Impact Story

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  • The Tigermountain Foundation today has four community gardens, five University of Arizona-trained Master Gardeners and seven revenue streams.

    Community Gardens

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    Inspiring Healthy Eating - Obesity Prevention in Kids Impact Story

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    Yuma County Plant Clinics

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  • Interactive Demonstration Garden

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  • Ten Steps to a Successful Vegetable Garden video series

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    Our Neighbor's Farm Impact Story

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  • Thriving in the Arizona Desert

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  • Volunteers preparing soil and planting.

    Cultivating Gardeners and Urban Farmers Impact Story

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This section contains information for homeowners, landscape professionals and gardening enthusiasts. This is the place to get information on what to plant around the home and how to best care for those plants, including trees, shrubs, flowers and garden vegetables. Information for commercial and home lawn care, pest management and irrigation systems can also be found here. Looking for information on controlling pests in your home or around your local school – it’s all here!

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Join a Pima County Master Gardener on the U of A Campus to tour a living laboratory promoting stewardship and conservation of urban trees through r

In this class you will learn about planning and growing an urban garden, water conservation practices, raised bed gardening, and much more.

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Join a Master Gardener this weekend, for a FREE guided tour of the Demonstration Gardens

Be ready for migratory and native birds in your yard by making a unique and useful birdhouse using Arizona-grown gourds.

This class is an extension of Part 1, although the first class, while strongly recommended, is not a prerequisite.

Add another dimension to your gardening experience by learning how you can use the theory of companion planing to your best advantage.

It's time to mark your calendar for the Master Gardener annual Fall Plant Sale, October 10, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy creating a beautiful living picture succulent garden that can be hung in your patio or displayed as a unique table centerpiece.

In this two-part series, learn everything you need to know about how to grow citrus, Tucson's most popular type of fruiting trees.

In this two-part series, learn everything you need to know about how to grow citrus, Tucson's most popular type of fruiting trees.

This class will cover how to incorporate water gardens into all types and sizes of yard.

Using herbs from your garden, you will learn how to prepare hand scrubs, bath salts, and infused oils and vinegars.

Save April 16, 2016, for the next Pima County Master Gardener Home Garden Tour.

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