Pima County Master Gardeners
The Tucson Garden Handbook 5th edition
The Tucson Garden Handbook is a guide for helping people successfully garden in our desert environment. It can be used by gardeners at all levels of expertise, but is especially helpful for those new to desert gardening. The Handbook includes how to grow: cacti and agave, desert adapted trees, vegetables and herbs, citrus, flowers and roses. It also contains guidelines for watering, working with your soil, integrated pest management, and much more.
Purchase the Tucson Garden Handbook at one these Tucson area retail location.
*Thank you to #ThisIsTucson for adding the Tucson Garden Handbook to your "2020 Summer Reading Challenge"!
Plant & Gardening Questions?
We are excited to announce that our popular "walk-in" Master Gardener Plant Clinic has re-opened with new hours! Please stop by the extension at 4210 N Cambell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719, on Mondays between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Our dedicated and knowledgeable Master Gardener volunteers are online and available to support your home gardening questions using our Master Gardener Plant Clinic Question Form every day.
If you are located in the Green Valley area only, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 520-648-0808.
Photo Tips: Make sure your photos are in focus, Plant and/or symptom is clear in the photo, Avoid glaring sunlight or shade, Include a ruler, pencil or coin in photo to indicate scale.
Please follow the above link to check out our monthly online gardening talks. The topics change every month, and there is something for every gardener! Whether you're a beginner just getting started or a seasoned Sonoran Desert gardening pro, we have a topic for everyone!