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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Growing herbs is a garden favorite!

Come join the Kingman Master Gardeners in a Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop.

No reservations are necessary.

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!

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

Learn everything you need to know about building a raised garden!

Learn to grow delicious tomatoes in the desert!

Come learn what makes up the landscape!

FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

Make new plants from old ones!

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

Visit the Sonoran Native plant garden at the UoA!

FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

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

Come join us and learn how to prune your grapevines.

No reservations are necessary.

Have your gardening questions answered by local Master Gardeners. Plants and specimens are helpful.

Have your gardening questions answered by local Master Gardeners. Plants and specimens are helpful.

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

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Come and ask your Master Gardeners any questions that you may have regarding your plants, trees, landscaping, insects, etc.

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.

Many insects are beneficial in your garden while a few can become destructive pests.

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!

Are you confused about the how, when, and why of pruning your landscape plants? If so, come learn how to make your first cut the right cut.

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!

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

Fruit and nut trees create sustainable, healthy communities.

What's hydroponics vs aquaponics?

Make new plants from old ones!

Mediterranean climates are similar to the Sonoran desert?

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

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

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

Visit the Sonoran Native plant garden at the UoA!

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Which plant provide remedy for all sorts of ailments?

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

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

What's hydroponics vs aquaponics?

Fruit and nut trees create sustainable, healthy communities.

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

Proven techniques to help all your plants survive the 100+ degree temperatures.  Learn which plants are known to thrive in the heat.

Proven techniques to help all your plants survive the 100+ degree temperatures.  Learn which plants are known to thrive in the heat.

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

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

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

What's hydroponics vs aquaponics?

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

Would you like a garden which requires less water, maintenance, pesticides, AND is healthier for you and the natural world?

Come enjoy the 20th Xeriscape Self-Guided Tour presented by the Water Wise and Master Gardener Programs!

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