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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FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

Learn which veggies are great to grow in the fall and winter in Tucson!

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

Learn which veggies are great to grow in the fall and winter in Tucson!

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.

Learn to grow colorful super-food plants!

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 which veggies are great to grow in the fall and winter in Tucson!

Learn which veggies are great to grow in the fall and winter in Tucson!

Learn to grow colorful super-food plants!

Learn to grow colorful super-food plants!

Learn the basics of gardening in the desert in Tucson's climate!

Learn to grow colorful super-food plants!

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

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.

Learn the basics of gardening in the desert in Tucson's climate!

Learn the basics of gardening in the desert in Tucson's climate!

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.

Learn the basics of gardening in the desert in Tucson's climate!

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

Learn tips on oranges, lemons, and grapefruit...oh my!

Learn the basics of gardening in the desert in Tucson's climate!

Learn the basics of gardening in the desert in Tucson's climate!

Come learn which seeds are easiest to save!

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

Learn the basics of gardening in the desert in Tucson's climate!

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

Learn proper pruning techniques!

Learn tips on oranges, lemons, and grapefruit...oh my!

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

Learn stress-free container gardening!

Learn what the best fruit trees are for Tucson!

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