Tag Archives: gardening

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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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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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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Revving up for Riordan

Bless the Beasts and the Birdies with vital victuals for the winter. In this hands-on workshop, we will be creating dried fruits, cranberry and popcorn strings, peanut-butter-seed suet and more to put out ~ in the barrels at Riordan Mansion and … Continue reading

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October Meeting: Be Good to Your Trees

6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 14, 2013 Elks Lodge, 2101 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff Drive north on San Francisco to end, turn left at Fir Ave. Elks driveway is on the right Mick Henry will discuss proper tree … 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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Raised Bed Success ~ July 8 meeting

How’d They Do That? Viola’s Raised Beds Raised beds can be the best way to garden in Flagstaff, especially in areas where the soil is mainly clay … or rockViola’s staff has a bright green thumb when it comes to … Continue reading

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