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Yavapai Master Gardeners Resources

  • 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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  • Learn more about home gardening in Yavapai county

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  • Volunteers installing irrigation system.

    Sharing a Passion for Plants

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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.

  • "Harmony in the Highlands: Gardening with Nature"

Garden Conference October 25, 2014 - open to the public. Watch for more information.

Continuing on the topic of weeds...many gardeners want environmentally friendly herbicide choices. Here are a few to consider.

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Weeds got you overwhelmed?

Check out this article in the Backyard Gardener http://tinyurl.com/km2c7ay

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Elk are abundant in northern Arizona. Watch out for them on the road and protect your plants if necessary.

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