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Yavapai Gardening

  • Yavapai County Master Gardeners at Prescott Valley Community Garden

    Backyard Gardener Web Site

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  • Apache Plume

    Native & Naturalized Plants Database - a service by Yavapai Master Gardeners

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  • Asclepias asperula

    Resources for the Yavapai County Master Gardeners are available for download.

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  • Volunteers installing irrigation system.

    Sharing a Passion for Plants

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Master Gardeners are available in the Prescott and Camp Verde offices to provide horticulture information (e.g., plants for our area, planting and watering guidelines, plant diseases, insect identification and control, soil prep, etc.). They can also perform pH tests on your soil. There is no charge for these services.

What's Happening

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

Such a beautiful and useful plant.

Yavapai County Master Gardeners | A new photo has been shared | 15 hours 49 min ago

Oak Creek: The Truth About Water Quality
Presented by The Oak Creek Ambassadors
September 5 11am
Red Rock Ranger Station
One mile south of the Village of Oak Creek on Hwy 179

USDA Forest Service
Caring for the Land and Serving People
The “Ambassadors” have been visiting heavy use sites within
the Oak Creek corridor throughout the summer, greeting
visitors, picking up litter and speaking about ways to reduce
E. coli bacteria levels in the Creek.
The Ambassadors will be sharing the message
‘Clean Water Starts with ME’ and providing reminders of how
our recreation behaviors can help to improve
water quality in Oak Creek.

Yavapai County Master Gardeners | A new photo has been shared | 2 days 8 hours ago

Robber flies are voracious insect predators that sometimes will sample human flesh. Maybe you've been on their menu?

Yavapai County Master Gardeners | A new link has been shared | 4 days 18 hours ago

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