The University of Arizona
Cooperative Extension
Yavapai, Gila, and Coconino Counties


Arizona Highlands
Garden Conference 2011


Arizona Highlands Garden Conference Logo
When:    October 22, 2011

Where:   Prescott Resort
              1500 Highway 69, Prescott, Arizona

The Arizona Highlands Garden Conference was planned and presented by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteers from Yavapai, Gila, and Coconino Counties. 2011's theme was "Backyards and Beyond" providing attendees with valuable information about challenges that gardeners encounter in their own yards and their connectivity to the surrounding natural landscape.

Conference Agenda

Conference Presentations and Handouts (not all speakers provided materials)

     Gardening for Insects...or Not Presentation (pdf, 16.9 MB)
     Gardening for Insects...or Not Handout (pdf, 2.2 MB)
     Dr. Whitney Cranshaw, Extension Entomologist, Colorado State University

     Highlands Cacti Presentation (pdf, 9.9 MB)
     Highlands Cacti Handout (pdf, 85 KB)
     Mr. Gene Twaronite, Author and Cacti Enthusiast

     Garden Myths: Practices and Products Handout (pdf, 62 KB)
     Linda Chalker-Scott's Website
     The Garden Professor's Blog
     Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott, Extension Horticulture Specialist, Washington State University

     Backyard Chickens Presentation (pdf, 4.5 MB)
     Ms. Rachel Bess, Poultry Enthusiast

     Recognizing and Working with Natural Enemies of Insect Pests Presentation (pdf, 20.3 MB)
     Dr. Whitney Cranshaw, Extension Entomologist, Colorado State University

     Hot Plants for the Middle and High Deserts Handout (pdf, 271 KB)
     Ms. Janet Rademacher, Mountain States Wholesale Nursery

     Preconference Small Farm Tour Recipes (pdf, 14 KB)
     Ms. Molly Beverly, Chef, Prescott College Crossroads Cafe

Arizona Cooperative Extension
Yavapai County
840 Rodeo Dr, #C
Prescott, Arizona 86305
(928) 445-6590
Last Updated: October 27, 2011
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