The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Gardening

  • Teenagers planting a garden.

    Teens Grow Heirloom Apache Crops Impact Story

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  • 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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  • Thriving in the Arizona Desert

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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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  • Piles of red, yellow and orange bell peppers, eggplants and baskets of greens at a farmers market.

    Globe-Miami Farmers Market Impact Story

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  • Spearmint plant with name tag.

    Garden Kitchen Cooking Up Good Health Impact Story

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  • Volunteers installing irrigation system.

    Sharing a Passion for Plants

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  • Play and Learn classes enjoy the outdoors.

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

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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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  • palo verde photo by: Tom Pedersen

    Beetle is damaging palo verde tree

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  • orange dog caterpillar by Peter Warren

    Orange dogs in the citrus tree

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  • A basket containing green beans and summer squash.

    Our Neighbor's Farm Impact Story

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  • Volunteers preparing soil and planting.

    Cultivating Gardeners and Urban Farmers Impact Story

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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!

What's Happening

SHADE 2014 will take place on Friday, August 15th at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa, located at 9495 W. Coyotes Blvd.

Sonoran Desert Master Gardener Conference

Learn about trees, gardening techniques, eco-design and the good and harmful insects that live in our yards and gardens.

Cacti, succulents, edibles and landscape plants will be featured October 11, 2014. Come early for the best selection.

The 2014 University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Home Garden Tour is Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 9 a.m to 3 p.

The Arizona Highlands are a challenging place to garden, with low rainfall, a surprisingly short growing season, alkaline soil, and competition for

15th Annual Arizona Highlands Garden Conference Saturday, October 25, 2014.

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