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Master Gardeners Maricopa County
Do you have a question about the Master Gardener Program?
Master Gardeners are trained volunteers committed to appropriate landscaping and gardening in Maricopa County. We will teach you how to garden in Maricopa County - no gardening experience necessary.
Do you have a question about Gardening?
  • Call or Email the Gardening Hotline
    (602) 827-8201,

  • 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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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!
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
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