Category Archives: Meeting information

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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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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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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Sign Up for Riordan Mansion Decorating Party and Dinner!

Our annual Deck the Halls at Riordan Mansion event will be held, as usual, the Monday before Thanksgiving ~ Monday, Nov. 24. This is a special event for FFGC members and guests, both because it is one of our main community … Continue reading

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Birdies & Beasties ~ A hands-on workshop Nov. 10

This month brings in our last general meeting of the year ~ a hands-on activities meeting to create edible treats to keep the birds and beasts happy and healthy this winter. This year we will be creating the popular peanut-butter-and-seeds pinecones, sliced … 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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