The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Gardening

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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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FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

Ask a Master Gardener at your local Tucson farmers' markets!

Many insects are beneficial in your garden while a few can become destructive pests.

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

What are the uses for a terra cotta pot heater in your garden?

Which plant provide remedy for all sorts of ailments?

Ask a Master Gardener at your local Tucson farmers' markets!

Master Gardeners will assist you in starting seeds for your garden.

Visit the Sonoran Native plant garden at the UoA!

Ask a Master Gardener at your local Tucson farmers' markets!

Veggie gardening in Tucson is very different!

Ask a Master Gardener at your local Tucson farmers' markets!

Are you confused about the how, when, and why of pruning your landscape plants? If so, come learn how to make your first cut the right cut.

Questions? Come ask your area Master Gardeners. Photos and specimens helpful.

Bring in your gardening and landscape concerns to the area Master Gardeners. Photos and specimens helpful.

Below is the spring schedule of the "Ask a Master Gardener" table at one of your local Tucson farmers' markets.

We look forward to seeing you and assisting you with your home gardening questions. Photos and/or specimens are always helpful.

How to plan and set up a functioning irrigation system.

Ask a Master Gardener at your local Tucson farmers' markets!

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

Master Gardener will demystify vegetable gardening in the desert!

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Veggie gardening in Tucson is very different!

What makes up the landscape?

Learn which plants are best and how to plant for pollinators.

Veggie gardening in Tucson is very different!

Come learn how containers are the perfect way to garden!

18TH Annual Master Gardeners Home Garden Tour is coming soon!

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

Fruit and nut trees create sustainable, healthy communities.

What's hydroponics vs aquaponics?

Make new plants from old ones!

SAVE Saturday, April 8 for the Pima County Master Gardeners bi-annual plant sale!

Mediterranean climates are similar to the Sonoran desert?

This tour features unique trees, native uses, and folklore.

Please join us for our monthly Home Garden Day at the Library this Thursday.

Join a Master Gardener to explore the techniques of seed saving.

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

Visit the Sonoran Native plant garden at the UoA!

Come join your area Master Gardeners and learn all about summer vegetable planting.

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

What are the best fruit trees for Tucson?

Which plant provide remedy for all sorts of ailments?

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

Hear the history and heritage of Arizona's oldest University and its Arboretum.

What's hydroponics vs aquaponics?

Please join us for our monthly Home Garden Day at the Library this Thursday.

Fruit and nut trees create sustainable, healthy communities.

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

Proven techniques to help all your plants survive the 100+ degree temperatures.  Learn which plants are known to thrive in the heat.

Proven techniques to help all your plants survive the 100+ degree temperatures.  Learn which plants are known to thrive in the heat.

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

Come join your area Master Gardeners and learn about Weeds and Control, Planting Bulbs and Summer Preparation.

This tour features unique trees, native uses, and folklore.

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

What's hydroponics vs aquaponics?

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

Would you like a garden which requires less water, maintenance, pesticides, AND is healthier for you and the natural world?

Come enjoy the 20th Xeriscape Self-Guided Tour presented by the Water Wise and Master Gardener Programs!

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