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  Announcements:
Two Citrus Clinics

Master Gardener Journal  


Two Citrus Clinics

Not one, but TWO opportunities to get ready for the 2004 citrus planting season by getting answers for growing healthy citrus and other fruit crops in the Valley of the Sun!

The East Valley Citrus Clinic will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2004 at the Greenfield Citrus Nursery, 2588 East Lehi Road in Mesa.

The Northwest Valley Citrus Clinic will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2004 in Waddell at the U of A Citrus Agricultural Center, located North of I-10. Take the Cotton Lane off ramp North to Greenway Road. Take Greenway Road west for about two miles and follow the signs to the University of Arizona Citrus Agricultural Center.

Ticket Prices: $5.00 advance purchase or $8.00 at the gate.

Gates will open at 8:30 a.m. at each event with the clinic running from 9:00 a.m. to noon, followed by a one-hour question-and-answer period from noon to 1:00 p.m.


Tasting the Newest and Traditional Varieties
Fertilizing Citrus Trees
Irrigating Citrus Trees
Citrus Pest Management
Diseases of Citrus
Budding Citrus Trees
Planting Citrus Trees
Pruning Citrus and Deciduous Fruit
Low-Chill Deciduous Fruit Varieties

Please dress for the weather, wear walking shoes and bring a chair if you would like to sit. Information: Maricopa County Cooperative Extension at 602-470-1556 and press 1013 for Northwest Valley or 1012 for East Valley. On the Web: http://ag.arizona.edu/maricopa/garden


Maricopa County Master Gardener Volunteer Information
Last Updated January 23, 2004
Author: Lucy K. Bradley, Extension Agent Urban Horticulture, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County
© 1997 The University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County
Comments to Maricopa-hort@ag.arizona.edu 4341 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040,
Voice: (602) 470-8086 ext. 301, Fax (602) 470-8092