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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  • 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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  • palo verde photo by: Tom Pedersen

    Beetle is damaging palo verde tree

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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!

What's Happening

Managing for Healthy Trees

This workshop will be held at the UA Maricopa Ag Center in Maricopa, AZ.

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

Learning about our environment is just one of our STEM programs at MCCE.

University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Maricopa County Cooperative Extension (MCCE) is teaming up with 

Photo Credit: Remsberg

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

Maricopa County Master Gardeners will be available for a Question and Answer session at the Sun City Library.

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

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

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

Join Pima County Master Gardeners and Trees for Tucson/Tucson Clean and Beautiful to learn all about desert trees; Tucson Electric Power customers

Smartscape Logo

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

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

Smartscape Logo

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

Bring your bypass pruners for a hands-on workshop where you will learn how to prune grapevines and how to care for your grapevines during the year.

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

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.

Smartscape Logo

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

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

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

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

Smartscape Logo

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

Add another dimension to your gardening experience by learning how you can use the theory of companion planting to your best advantage.

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

An educational experience for everyone with an interest in gardening.

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

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

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

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

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

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

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

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

Be part of the University of Arizona/Gila Community College/ Master Gardener Course and Bullion Plaza Landscape Restoration Project in Miami!

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