The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Gardening

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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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FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

Ask a Master Gardener at your local Tucson farmers' markets!

Ask a Master Gardener at your local Tucson farmers' markets!

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Learn to grow delicious tomatoes in the desert!

Maintain your roses the right way from the experts!

Maintain your roses the right way from the experts!

Learn to grow delicious tomatoes in the desert!

Learn to identify problems and how to solve them.

Maintain your roses the right way from the experts!

Would you like to improve your gardening skills?

Learn to grow delicious tomatoes in the desert!

Learn to grow delicious tomatoes in the desert!

Learn to grow delicious tomatoes in the desert!

Hear the history and heritage of Arizona's oldest University and its Arboretum.

Learn to grow delicious tomatoes in the desert!

Learn to grow delicious tomatoes in the desert!

Come learn what makes up the landscape!

Make new plants from old ones!

Visit the Sonoran Native plant garden at the UoA!

Join a Master Gardener to explore the techniques of seed saving.

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Don't have the time or the means to travel to a tropical destination?

Join a Master Gardener to explore the techniques of seed saving.

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

Which plant provide remedy for all sorts of ailments?

Visit the Sonoran Native plant garden at the UoA!

Veggie gardening in Tucson is very different!

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Veggie gardening in Tucson is very different!

What makes up the landscape?

Learn which plants are best and how to plant for pollinators.

Veggie gardening in Tucson is very different!

Save April 1, 2017 for this memorable event on your calendars!

Fruit and nut trees create sustainable, healthy communities.

Mediterranean climates are similar to the Sonoran desert?

This tour features unique trees, native uses, and folklore.

Visit the Sonoran Native plant garden at the UoA!

Which plant provide remedy for all sorts of ailments?

Hear the history and heritage of Arizona's oldest University and its Arboretum.

Fruit and nut trees create sustainable, healthy communities.

This tour features unique trees, native uses, and folklore.

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