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Pima Master Gardeners

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Pima County Master Gardeners are university-trained volunteers who serve as community educators. They work with the UA Cooperative Extension to provide researched-based information on environmentally responsible gardening and landscaping to the public.  Gardening questions, call the Plant Clinic 520-626-5161, Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm

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

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?

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!

Below is the spring schedule of the "Ask a Master Gardener" table at one of 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.

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!

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?

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?

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?

The Pima County Master Gardeners will be helping with this project!

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Here are this week's educational opportunities from the PIma County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers (All are FREE unless otherwise indicated):
Sunday, Feb. 19--"Ask a Master Gardener" at the Rillito Park Farmers' Market, 9 am-1 pm
Tuesday, Feb. 21--"Thinking Inside the Box"--Tips on gardening in containers and raised beds. Valdez Main Library, Noon-1:30 pm
Tuesday, Feb. 21--"Thinking Inside the Box"--Dusenberry-River Library, 2-3:30 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 22--Free guided tour of the Pima County Extension Demonstration Gardens, 4210 N. Campbell, 9 am. (Also on Saturday, Feb. 25, same time and place.) Call 626-5161 for more information.
Saturday, Feb. 25--"The Bugs You Will and Will Not Want in Your Garden" Learn how to identify and manage insects in your garden. Registration required; $10 fee.9:30-11:30 am, 1951 E. Roger Rd.
Saturday, Feb. 25--"Best Landscape Plants for Your Yard"--Learn which plants are proven successes in Tucson. Murphy-Wilmot Library, 10:30-noon
Saturday, Feb. 25--"Medicinal Plants," U of A Campus Arboretum Tour, 2-3:30 pm. Call 621-7074 to register--no charge
Saturday, Feb. 25--"How to Build a Terra Cotta Pot Heater," Workshop, 4210 N. Campbell, 1:30-3:30 pm. $40 fee includes all supplies. Registration required. Call 626-5161.

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Learn how to build a terra cotta pot heater for your patio at our workshop next Saturday, 1:30-3:30 at 4210 N. Campbell. Preregistration is required, and class size is limited. For more information: http://uacals.org/656

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