Category Archives: Gardening Resources

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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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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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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November is a great month

Sign up now! Next month shepherds in our last activities of the year ~ a hands-on meeting to create edible treats to keep the birds and beasts happy and healthy this winter, and our annual Deck the Halls at Riordan … 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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July 14 Meeting: Flowers & Veggies & Houseplants … Oh, my!

Flowers & Veggies & Houseplants … Oh, my! with County Fair Superintendents    Carol Burris ~ Floriculture    Nick Lipinski ~ Agriculture Whether you’re planning on entering your prize flowers, houseplants, fruits, veggies, etc. in the County Fair OR just … 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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