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!

What's Happening

FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

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

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

FREE Demonstration Garden Tours!

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

Fruit and nut trees create sustainable, healthy communities.

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

What's hydroponics vs aquaponics?

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

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

Make new plants from old ones!

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

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

Mediterranean climates are similar to the Sonoran desert?

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

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 the Mohave County Master Gardener's for Laughlin Home Garden Day at the Laughlin Library, 2840 Needles Hwy, Laughlin, NV.

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

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

Come and see your Master Gardener's at the Kingman Home and Garden Show at the Mohave County Fairgrounds.

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

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

Master Gardeners share their favorite plants for Tucson!

Which plant provide remedy for all sorts of ailments?

Come and join your area Master Gardeners for Arbor Day!

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

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?

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

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 and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

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?

Summer Reading Event at the Bullhead City Library

What's hydroponics vs aquaponics?

How do plants survive 100+ degree temperatures?

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's at Star Nursery for their Gardening Event. No appointments or registration necessary.

Desert Horticulture Conference

The Desert Horticulture Conference is the premier annual conference for all members of the southwest green industry: landscape architects, designer

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

Come and meet your area Master Gardener's. No appointments or registration necessary. Specimens and/or photos helpful.

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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