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Upcoming Events

  • Upcoming Master Gardener Training Classes
  • Summer 2014
    July 15 - November 4, 2014 (Tuesdays)
    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Note Time change!
    Maricopa County Cooperative Extension
    4341 E. Broadway Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85040 Class Info

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    Looking for FREE gardening publications?

    • Science-based research from the University of Arizona
    • Info is specifically for the Low-Desert
    • A wide variety of gardening topics
    • Did we mention that they are free?
    • Download now!

    Do you have a question about Gardening

    • Call our Gardening Hotline
      (602) 827-8201

    • Ask a Master Gardener, at one of our three locations in Maricopa County
      • In Phoenix:
        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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      • In the West Valley:
        13815 Camino del Sol
        Sun City West, AZ 85375
        (623) 546-1672
        9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
        Monday through Friday
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      • In the Northeast Valley:
        Via Linda Senior Center
        10440 E. Via Linda
        Scottsdale, AZ
        (480) 312-8474
        Call to verify summer hours
        9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
        9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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    Thanks to everyone who came out for the Tour!

    Real Gardens for Real People Tour

    Books on Gardening in the Desert:

    Purchase Desert Gardening for Beginners
    Desert Gardening
    for Beginners
    more info
    buy Desert Landscaping for Beginners
    Desert Landscaping
    for Beginners
    more info

    Earth Friendly
    Desert Gardening
    more info
    Desert Water Gardening For Beginners
    Desert Water Gardening
    Creating a Balanced
    Ecosystem in a
    Backyard Pond
    more info
    Desert Plants for a Water Scarce Environment CD image
    Desert Landscaping
    Version 2.0
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