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Yavapai Master Gardeners Resources

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

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    Sharing a Passion for Plants

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  • Backyard Gardener Web Site

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  • Learn more about home gardening in Yavapai county

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Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who provide educational information to Cooperative Extension clientele. To become a Master Gardener in Yavapai County you must complete the formal Master Gardener training in Yavapai County, and then complete 50 volunteer hours within 13 months to become certified. After that there is an annual requirement of 25 volunteer hours and 6 continuing education hours to remain certified.

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    "The Master Gardeners get projects done, they have fun and they are meeting a mission that is very important to them and the community," said Jeff Schalau, agriculture and natural resources agent with Yavapai County Cooperative Extension.

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Woodpeckers and sapsuckers can cause damage to trees and structures. Here are a few strategies to minimize conflict.

Yavapai County Master Gardeners | A new link has been shared | 4 days 34 min ago

2015 Grow Native! Spring Plant Sale & Outdoor Art Festival
Grow Native! Plant Sale - Saturday, May 2

8:00AM– 8:30AM Member Only Admission
8:30AM– 2:00PM General Admission

Spring is a great time to spruce up the yard and establish new plants. In addition to an impressive variety of low water use and native plants, the sale includes educational workshops, presentations, and a farm and artisans fair. It's designed to give attendees the best information to be successful southwest gardeners. Come join the fun!

Yavapai County Master Gardeners | A new status has been shared | 1 week 6 days ago

Grow some okra in your summer garden - it is delicious, nutritious and an attractive (sometimes thorny) plant.

Yavapai County Master Gardeners | A new link has been shared | 1 week 6 days ago

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