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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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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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November 11 meeting needs

In November, we will be creating small Christmas trees for the barrels lining the walkway at the Riordan Mansion. We need a few things to create them: Grapevines ~ if you have them or know someone who does, please save … Continue reading

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August meeting ~ Yes! There is one!

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 13 Purl in the Pines, 2544 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff NOTE: Different day, different time, different place (a new adventure) Topic: Flowers & Butterflies, All Year ‘Round A Crochet Adventure Between the time our gardens … Continue reading

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April meeting ~ Hoop Houses and Raised Beds

Do you already have broccoli, lettuce, tomatoes and herbs sprouting in your Flagstaff garden? Bill Burris does. What’s his secret? He’ll gladly share the triumphs, and trials, he’s had experimenting with hoop houses and raised beds in wind-plagued Doney Park … Continue reading

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The Arboretum is planning a lively summer

Events will include: Summer Concert Series, first concert June 4, featuring Kimera Splendid Things shopping fundraising event, 1-6 p.m. June 9, featuring The Kilted Cat Spring Art Classes, June 11 and 12, with Gwen Waring Wildflowers and Wine, June 17 … Continue reading

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A possible activity for Earth Day

This from the Flagstaff Convention & Visitors Bureau: Friday, April 22 Earth Day Tours, The Arboretum at Flagstaff. Join Research Scientist Dr. Kristin Haskins for a tour of the gardens focusing on sustainable energy efforts at The Arboretum. 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. 928-774-1442 … Continue reading

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Another action gardeners might consider:

Here’s a pledge to “Be a Climate-friendly Gardener,” sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists

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