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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  • Ten Steps to a Successful Vegetable Garden video series

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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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  • palo verde photo by: Tom Pedersen

    Beetle is damaging palo verde tree

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  • Beetles on the roses

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  • Be a part of the Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!!

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  • A basket containing green beans and summer squash.

    Our Neighbor's Farm Impact Story

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

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

Start your New Year out right: Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Rest

In this two-part series, Master Gardener Deb North will provide useful information about selecting, planting, pruning, and caring for your trees.

In this two-part series, Master Gardener Deb North will provide useful information about selecting, planting, pruning, and caring for your trees.

Learn the history and heritage of Arizona's oldest university.

Learn the history and the heritage of Arizona's oldest university.

Discover trees and shrubs from the heart of civilization and learn the key to growing these plants in the Sonoran Desert.

Come learn more about desert trees: selection, planting, irrigation, fertilization, pruning, and integrated pest management (IPM).

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The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, would like to announce that registration for the February 2015 Smartscape course

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The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, would like to announce that registration for the February 2015 Smartscape course

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The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, would like to announce that registration for the February 2015 Smartscape course

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The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, would like to announce that registration for the February 2015 Smartscape course

Make a unique and useful birdhouse for your fine feathered friends using Master Gardener-grown gourds.

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The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, would like to announce that registration for the February 2015 Smartscape course

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The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, would like to announce that registration for the February 2015 Smartscape course

Smartscape Logo

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, would like to announce that registration for the February 2015 Smartscape course

Smartscape Logo

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County, would like to announce that registration for the February 2015 Smartscape course

Learn how to select, dry, and press flowers and leaves to create perfect note cards.

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

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

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