Pima County Master Gardener Program
Pima County Master Gardener 22nd Annual Home Garden Tour
The Pima County Master Gardeners are making plans for their upcoming Annual Home Garden Tour on April 1, 2023 from 9 am to 3 pm. This is the 22nd year that Master Gardeners have been proudly showcasing their own beautiful gardens for inspiration and education. This year the four gardens are in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains. The Demonstration Gardens at the Cooperative Extension will also be open for touring.
Other upcoming events:
Master Gardener’s Spring Plant Sale is April 15, 2023 from 8am-11am
Master Gardener’s Fall Plant Sale is October 14,2023 from 8am-11am
Plant & Gardening Questions?
Our Extension office and popular "walk in" Master Gardener Plant Clinic remain closed due to Covid-19. However, our dedicated and knowledgeable Master Gardener volunteers are still available to support your home gardening questions by using our Master Gardener Plant Clinic Question Form.
If you are located in the Green Valley area please contact us via email email@example.com or phone 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.
If you would like one of our Master Gardeners to do a home consultation ($50 charge, cash or check only), please complete the Home Consultation Form.
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"!
Tucson Area Gardening Links
- Arizona Native Plant Society
- Community Gardens of Tucson
- Desert Survivors: A plant nursery with an employment program for adults with developmental disabilities.
- Green Valley Gardeners: A service club of gardeners
- Mission Garden: Friends of Tucson's Birthplace
- Native Seed/SEARCH
- Rose Society of Tucson
- Sierra Vista Area Garden Club
- Tohono Chul Park
- Tucson African Violet Society
- Tucson Area Iris Society
- Tucson Audubon Society
- Tucson Botanical Garden
- Tucson Bonsai Society
- Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
- Tucson Orchid Society
- Tucson Organic Gardeners
- University of Arizona Insect Collection: Insect identification.
- University of Arizona Herbarium:Identification of native and naturalized plants of the southwestern US and northwestern Mexico
- Watershed Management Group