The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Gardening

  • 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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  • Little girl looking at a carrot she just pulled out of the garden.

    Inspiring Healthy Eating - Obesity Prevention in Kids Impact Story

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  • Volunteers installing irrigation system.

    Sharing a Passion for Plants

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  • Teenagers planting a garden.

    Teens Grow Heirloom Apache Crops Impact Story

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  • Ten Steps to a Successful Vegetable Garden video series

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  • Shelly Gregory Photo

    Yuma County Plant Clinic

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  • A basket containing green beans and summer squash.

    Our Neighbor's Farm Impact Story

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  • palo verde photo by: Tom Pedersen

    Beetle is damaging palo verde tree

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  • Thriving in the Arizona Desert

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  • Spearmint plant with name tag.

    Garden Kitchen Cooking Up Good Health Impact Story

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  • Play and Learn classes enjoy the outdoors.

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  • Volunteers preparing soil and planting.

    Cultivating Gardeners and Urban Farmers Impact Story

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  • Partners Roosevelt Family Resource Center and MLK jr Early Childhood Center and King Head Start are building an outdoor classroom.

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  • 2014 Project NICE Nature Camp for Early Childhood Educators welcomed a few new friends.

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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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Come early for the best selection at the Pima County Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale!

Learn how to design an irrigation system, what supplies are needed, and how to put it all together in this workshop.

Answering gardening questions 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on April 18 at Yuma Nursery Supply

Join a Master Gardener for hour-long talks on seasonal subjects at seven Pima County Libraries.

Get your gardening questions answered by a Master Gardener at various libraries throughout the year.

Learn how to build a habitat that attracts native bees to encourage pollination in your garden.

Photo Credit: Remsberg

Join a Master Gardener for a free guided tour of the Demonstration Gardens.

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The Desert Horticulture Conference is the premier annual conference for all members of the southwest green industry: landscape architects, designer

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