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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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  • 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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    Yuma County Plant Clinics

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  • Interactive Demonstration Garden

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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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  • Spearmint plant with name tag.

    Garden Kitchen Cooking Up Good Health Impact Story

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  • Thriving in the Arizona Desert

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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!

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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

The 16th Arizona Highlands Garden Conference will be held on Saturday, September 19 in the du Bois Conference at Northern Arizona University.

Be ready for migratory and native birds in your yard by making a unique and useful birdhouse using Arizona-grown gourds.

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

Enjoy creating a beautiful living picture succulent garden that can be hung in your patio or displayed as a unique table centerpiece.

Using herbs from your garden, you will learn how to prepare hand scrubs, bath salts, and infused oils and vinegars.

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