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Desert Institute of Gardening Classes - learn how to garden in the low desert

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Desert Institute of Gardening: The Benefits of Growing and Preparing Your Own Veggies and Herbs


Date: May 19, 2016
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: Maricopa County Cooperative Extension:
4341 E. Broadway Road
Phoenix, 85040



Desert Institute of Gardening: Raised Bed Gardening


Date: Jun 19, 2016
Time: 2 - 4 pm
Location: Maricopa County Cooperative Extension:
4341 E. Broadway Road
Phoenix, 85040



Desert Institute of Gardening: Crazy for Compost


Date: Jul 21, 2016
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: Maricopa County Cooperative Extension:
4341 E. Broadway Road
Phoenix, 85040



Master Gardeners Maricopa County
BECOME A MASTER GARDENER THIS SUMMER!


Tuesdays, July 12 - November 1, 2016
Time: 6 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
4341 E. Broadway Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
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Questions about the Master Gardener program? Find out more about Master Gardener Volunteer Training?


Looking for FREE gardening information?
Free Online Gardening Library!
  • Science-based research from the University of Arizona
  • Info specific to the low desert
  • Gardening Topics A - Z
Visit the Library!

Do you have a question about Gardening?
  • Call or Email the Gardening Hotline
    (602) 827-8201, MaricopaCountyPlantHotline@gmail.com


  • Visit with a Master Gardener in Maricopa County
    • Maricopa County Cooperative Extension
      4341 E. Broadway Road
      Phoenix, AZ 85040
      (602) 827-8201
      8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
      Monday through Friday
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    As Seen in Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine:

    Checklist and Ask an Expert columns are provided by Kelly Young, Assistant Agent, ANR/Urban Horticulture Maricopa County Cooperative Extension


    An overview of deciduous fruit varieties for Maricopa County from Anna apple to Yakumo Asian pears

    Ideal fruit for mid- and high-elevation deciduous fruit and nut varieties

    How-to instructions on fruit tree pruning through the life of your trees





Books on Gardening in the Desert:

Purchase Desert Gardening for Beginners
Desert Gardening
for Beginners
$10
more info
buy Desert Landscaping for Beginners
Desert Landscaping
for Beginners
$17.00
more info

Earth Friendly
Desert Gardening
$17.00
more info
Desert Water Gardening For Beginners
Desert Water Gardening
Creating a Balanced
Ecosystem in a
Backyard Pond
$20.00
more info

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