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Master Gardeners Seminars

Master Gardeners Seminars

Visit the University of Arizona's trained Master Gardeners at their FREE seminars specializing in everything from citrus to composting. Chat with the experts and ask all your gardening and landscape questions. View the daily seminar times and topics below. Located in the Hacienda Pavilion

Friday, January 7th

10:30 Citrus Selection and Care in the Hacienda Pavilion

Want an orange tree for your backyard, but picking out and maintaining a fruit tree seems overwhelming? Debora will teach you how to select, plant, nourish, and prune your citrus for optimal results.

11:45 Tomatoes in the Hacienda Pavilion

Now is the time to start your spring garden, and Pam will share the ideal timeline and best practices for planting and growing beautiful, productive tomato plants. Using Pam’s tips and tricks, you will be harvesting hearty, ripe fruit in May and June.

1:30 Ten Steps to a Successful Vegetable Garden in the Hacienda Pavilion

Without snow and ice here in the Valley of the Sun, January is the perfect time to get your vegetable garden started. Learn the basics of selection and planting to ensure a bountiful harvest in your backyard this year.

2:45 Composting DIY in the Hacienda Pavilion

Composting is a great way to reduce waste and create beautiful organic material for your garden bed. Helen will offer simple steps to successfully turn grass clippings, leaves, and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment.

Saturday, January 8th

10:30 Get Ready for Spring Vegetable Gardening in the Hacienda Pavilion

It’s time to start selecting your vegetables and preparing your garden for vegetable season. Bonnie will help you decide which vegetables thrive, when to plant, and the do’s and don’t’s of vegetable gardens in Arizona.

11:45 Grow It Again- Garden From Your Kitchen Scraps in the Hacienda Pavilion

Don’t let your vegetable scraps go to waste! Save money and a trip to your nursery. Jackie will teach you how to start a garden from your leftovers!

1:30 Beautify Your Flower Beds With Annuals in the Hacienda Pavilion

Annual flowers may only last one season, but they give a lovely pop of color that every yard needs. Sherry will reveal which annuals will flourish and when to add that flare to your garden.

2:45 Citrus Care in the Hacienda Pavilion

Want an orange tree for your backyard, but picking out and maintaining a fruit tree seems overwhelming? Janet will teach you how to select, plant, nourish, and prune your citrus for optimal results.

Sunday, January 9th

10:30 Vegetable Gardens Year Round in the Hacienda Pavilion

In our beautiful Valley of the Sun, vegetable gardens can be productive all year long. If you are looking to maximize and perfect your harvest this year, stop by and listen to Michele’s words of wisdom.

11:45 Fruit Trees For Your Backyard in the Hacienda Pavilion

Fruit trees can add beauty to your backyard and nutrients to your kitchen for years to come. Appropriate selection and proper planting and care are critical to citrus success.

1:30 What’s Bugging My Citrus? in the Hacienda Pavilion

Afraid of gardening road blocks? Laurie will teach you what harmful insects to look out for, and what citrus diseases might pop up in your plants. Turn frustration into success when you catch and solve your gardening glitches early.

2:45 Tomatoes 101 in the Hacienda Pavilion

Get a crash course in tomatoes from Briana! She will teach you what and when to plant, and how to harvest beautiful, succulent tomatoes in 2022.

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