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Yavapai Master Gardeners Resources

  • Apache Plume

    Native & Naturalized Plants Database - a service by Yavapai Master Gardeners

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  • Volunteers installing irrigation system.

    Sharing a Passion for Plants

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  • Yavapai Fair

    Backyard Gardener Web Site

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  • Learn more about home gardening in Yavapai county

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  • Photo Courtesy: Mary Barnes, Yavapai County Master Gardeners

    Cooperative Extension's Master Gardeners Help Give Pre-Schoolers a 'Head Start'

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Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who provide educational information to Cooperative Extension clientele. To become a Master Gardener in Yavapai County you must complete the formal Master Gardener training in Yavapai County, and then complete 50 volunteer hours within 13 months to become certified. After that there is an annual requirement of 25 volunteer hours and 6 continuing education hours to remain certified.

What's Happening

February 24, 2018 - Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop in Chino Valley

  • Photo Credit: UA News

    "The Master Gardeners get projects done, they have fun and they are meeting a mission that is very important to them and the community," said Jeff Schalau, agriculture and natural resources agent with Yavapai County Cooperative Extension.

Coyotes are part of the the U.S. rural and urban environment. Learn their habits and how to avoid conflict with these highly adaptable animals.

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Prescott Farmers Market is looking for input on local foods and their availability. Take the survey by clicking the link at the end of the text below!

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Penstemons are fantastic native perennials excellent for use in drought-adapted landscapes! Native plant nurseries often stock potted Penstemons and seed is available from seed catalogs and online vendors. Flowers may be red, pink, blue, or purple.

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