The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Gardening

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    Community Gardens

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  • Volunteers installing irrigation system.

    Sharing a Passion for Plants

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    Visit MaricopaMasterGardener.com for landscape and garden information in Maricopa County

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    Mosquitoes are the most important insect pests that affect the health and wellbeing of humans and domestic animals worldwide.

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  • Thriving in the Arizona Desert

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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

The Short Course is a practical, hands-on, in-depth view of the principles required to grow healthy outdoor plants in the desert southwest.

The Short Course is a practical, hands-on, in-depth view of the principles required to grow healthy outdoor plants in the desert southwest.

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Did you know Winter vegetables grow exceedingly well in the Sonoran Desert?

The first tour on September 13th could be very special if the birds cooperate.

Come hear Pima County's Master Gardener talk about the Preservation of Seeds and Plants for Diversification: Seed Saving.

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

Enjoy your time strolling among fruit and nut trees on the beautiful University of Arizona campus while learning the many ways trees contribute to

If the thought of putting together an irrigation system gives you hives and heart palpitations this workshop is for you.

Although the UA strives to select only the best adapted plants, for more than a century the campus landscape has also served as testing grounds for

FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

Plants have been used for centuries to treat and remedy all sorts of ailments.

SAVE THE DATE for the Pima County Master Gardeners bi-annual plant sale!

What makes up the landscape? Learn about the maintenance and production of various plants in the landscape.

Just in time for fall – make a unique and useful birdhouse for your fine feathered friends using Arizona-grown gourds.

Fertilizer, Amendments, and Their Proper Uses: Composting, Synthetic, Organic

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

Maricopa Master Gardeners

Hosted by Metro Tech High School and the Maricopa Master Gardener program.

*More information to come!

Learn the basics of mosaics. Create your own stepping stone for your garden.

Citrus Care in the Sonoran Desert is a hot topic! Would you like to grow a citrus tree?

What makes up the landscape? Learn about the maintenance and production of various plants in the landscape.

Although the UA strives to select only the best adapted plants, for more than a century the campus landscape has also served as testing grounds for

Learn about some of the medicinal plants on campus and their therapeutic properties for human health!

Yuma County Master Gardeners and MGM Garden Society will be selling landscape plants, vegetable and herb seedlings.

This tour identifies trees with edible products growing in our campus landscape and features native plants to the Sonoran desert.

Discover trees from the Mediterranean region and learn the key to growing these plants in the Sonoran desert.

The cactus garden has evolved with a greater understanding of and attitude toward landscaping.

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

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