Category Archives: Gardening around Flagstaff

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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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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Goodnight, Garden

Julie McDonald is a gardening treasure in Flagstaff. We’ve visited her garden in full summer action; we’ve bought her produce and flowers and more from her driveway farm stand. Now we’ll find out how she readies her garden for winter, and … Continue reading

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August 11 meeting: Saving Seeds, Wild Herbs

As our flowers and vegetables start to set seeds, we will explore the best ways to save those seeds for next year. We’ll also learn about beneficial herbs that grow in the High Country, and the does and don’ts of … Continue reading

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Other Local Gardening Events

Penstemon Festival & Plant Sale   Fri-Sat, July 11-12 The Arboretum at Flagstaff’s Summer Plant Sale and Penstemon Festival is scheduled in July to take advantage of the monsoon rains. Fri 2-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; free. 928-774-1442  Flagstaff … Continue reading

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May 12 Meeting: Growing luscious tomatoes in the high country

 May 12 Meeting, 6-8 p.m.                       Growing tomatoes. Yum!                       with Master Gardener Jim Mast           … Continue reading

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September Meeting: Preserving Summer’s Bounty

Produce from your garden, the Farmers’ Market … or the grocery store. As summer draws to a close, we begin thinking about preserving the tastes of the season. At this meeting, club treasurer and avid preserver Cheryl Bruton will talk … Continue reading

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Field Trips 2013

The votes are in, and the field trips have been chosen. We already toured the EcoRanch and gleaned some great tips on sustainable gardening. We’ll be going back sometime soon to plant a perennial herb and flower garden for them … Continue reading

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