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September meeting ~Worm Farming

The County Fair is over, life is calming down, so, do remember our September meeting is about ‘worm farming’ and will be presented by Mackenzie Jones. When: Monday, Sept. 12, 6-7:30 p.m. Where: Flagstaff Senior Meadows Community Center, 1351 N. … Continue reading

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August gardening news

At The Arboretum Perseid Meteor Shower Campout 12 August, 2016 – 13 August, 2016 | 4pm – 9am $30 Member/$35 Public/ $20 Tent Rental Join us for a spectacular night under the meteors and enjoy the opportunity to camp out … Continue reading

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Drip, drip, drip ~ August 2016 meeting

Derek Bowerman will present information on drip lines. This summer he has been interning with Green Funds support from the U of A. He graduates in December with a degree in Geological and Mining Engineering. How does that relate to … Continue reading

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July 2016 meeting

July 18, 2016, 6-8 p.m. meeting: Allergy-Fighting Tinctures And a business meeting featuring new directors Flagstaff Senior Meadows, 1351 N. Pine Cliff Drive We will be discussing some of our bylaws and learning how to make a simple herbal tincture. When: Monday, … Continue reading

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2016 Spring barrels planting at Riordan Mansion

We will be planting the barrels at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 21. Join us for this fun event; no cost. We will have plants. You can bring yourself, a friend, a hat, water, … Continue reading

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May 16 meeting ~ BZZZ ~ Bees, Part 2

They’re essential for anyone who gardens. Who? What? Where? Bees, of course. Whether they’re honeybees or the more solitary native bees, without them to pollinate our plants we’d be in sad shape. And essential to our understanding of bees are … Continue reading

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More Gardening News ~ April 2016

Did you know? April is National Gardening Month! For information on the new USDA People’s Garden, including suggested activities for the month, click here. One suggestion: Plant a Window Box for Pollinators. Click here to learn more. Opening Weekend at The … Continue reading

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April 11, 2016 meeting ~ The Many Sides of Seeds

Our guest speaker is Jackee Alston, a Master Gardener who was instrumental in founding the Flagstaff Seed Library. She’ll be talking about the library, the importance of nurturing heirloom seeds and plant diversity, and GMOs vs. non-GMOs. When: Monday, April … Continue reading

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July Meeting ~ Lasagna Gardening: It’s Not What You Think

This isn’t about planting tomatoes, oregano and other lasagna ingredients. It is about how we can improve our soil so, no matter what we plant, we’ll get wonderful results. Club treasurer Cheryl Coronado-Bruton will talk about and demonstrate how to layer various materials in new … Continue reading

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June 2015 meeting

Get the Latest Buzz ~ On Bees! Why do we need bees? What’s the point of being a backyard beekeeper? What sorts of products can we make from the bounty that bees provide? Tracy Heirigs, owner of the new Golden … Continue reading

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