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Gibson: Master Gardeners give excellent assistance

Gibson: Master Gardeners give excellent assistance | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As part of the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, a department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Master Gardeners volunteers are available to help local residents with their
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New Master Gardener Class series begins Jan. 25

New Master Gardener Class series begins Jan. 25 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SIERRA VISTA - The new Master Gardener class series for 2017 will begin Wednesday, Jan. 25 and continue for 16 weeks through May 17. Class will meet each Wednesday from
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Water leadership continues

“The Cochise County UA Cooperative Extension Water Wise Program would like to echo appreciation for the Cochise Water Project’s legacy of water conservation and education reported in the Sierra Vista
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Pruning the bird of paradise

Pruning the bird of paradise | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: Is it necessary to cut back our red bird-of-paradise bushes in the late winter (here in Sierra Vista)? Some folks in town don’t and their red birds seem to
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Reader is concerned about scale outbreak

Reader is concerned about scale outbreak | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A reader is concerned that continued heavy infestations of cochineal scale will eventually kill many cacti in the area but she was unable to find suggestions for other control methods online.
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Managing screen time a struggle for modern parents

Managing screen time a struggle for modern parents | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
he University of Arizona Cooperative
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Solomon looks into community garden and multiuse path

Solomon looks into community garden and multiuse path | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SOLOMON — Since Solomon is primarily an agricultural community, it seemed to school Superintendent Kevin England that children would benefit from learning to grow things.
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Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday

Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
All of the plants are grown right here in Tucson, so you know they will survive in the desert.  The Master Gardeners will also be onsite to help with any questions and offer gardening tips.
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Arizona Gardeners: Fall vegetables, flowers, and other tasks

Arizona Gardeners: Fall vegetables, flowers, and other tasks | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By now I hope you have planted your fall vegetables and flowers, but if not, there is still time. 
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Garden Sage: Relocating lizards yourself would be futile, illegal

Garden Sage: Relocating lizards yourself would be futile, illegal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If it helps you relax, think of all the pesky insects they gobble up.
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Arizona Gardeners: Knowing when to do what in your garden

Arizona Gardeners: Knowing when to do what in your garden | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One of the largest hurdles to overcome in growing a successful desert garden is to know what to do, and when to do it.
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Pima County apparently discussing incentives deal with Monsanto

Pima County apparently discussing incentives deal with Monsanto | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry won't say much yet about what he calls "Project Corn."
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Arizona 4-H: A Look Back..and Focusing on the Future | CALS Cooperative Extension

Arizona 4-H: A Look Back..and Focusing on the Future | CALS Cooperative Extension | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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UA Club Says Hello and Goodbye to Puppies

UA Club Says Hello and Goodbye to Puppies | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It was quite a juxtaposition, a crowd torn with different emotions. As some people stepped outside into the rain with puffy, red eyes from the tears of saying goodbye, others gleamed with joy in anticipation of what was to come. The objects of their greetings and farewells? Puppies.
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UA Study: Golf Industry Worth $3.9B to Arizona

UA Study: Golf Industry Worth $3.9B to Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and the UA's Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics says the Arizona golf industry contributed $3.9 billion in sales to the state's economy in 2014 while using only 1.9 percent of the state's freshwater. "I expected the numbers. But this is something we talk about on a regular basis — the impact of golf on the economy," said Lonnie Lister, general manager of Tucson's Skyline Country Club and vice president of the Club Managers Association of America, Greater Southwest Chapter.
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An American beautyberry

An American beautyberry | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: This question is a shot in the dark concerning a bushy plant we saw in Alton, Illinois, this past September. The cluster berries are striking in their vibrant color.
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Arizona Gardeners: Plant propagation: Making new plants from cuttings

Have you ever found a plant that you would like to have in your own yard but do not know where to find it? For a fun garden project, try
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Dropped needles show trees suffering from drought

Dropped needles show trees suffering from drought | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I have two Aleppo pine trees in my front yard. The massive amount of brown needles occurred rapidly and I am not sure why. Do you have any ideas
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Arizona Gardeners: Tips on controlling weedy bermudagrass

Arizona Gardeners: Tips on controlling weedy bermudagrass | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Common bermudagrass has its benefits as a desert-adapted turf grass, but it can be a tough weed to control.
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Crop of the Week: Hesperaloe

Crop of the Week: Hesperaloe | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
• Hesperaloe has stiff, broad, lime green leaves with coarse white fibers along the margins which has shown to have potential use for papermaking.
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Arizona Gardeners: Succulent plants look good in landscape

Arizona Gardeners: Succulent plants look good in landscape | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Do you have a saguaro, prickly pear, or a century plant in your landscape? If so, you get to enjoy the beauty and interest of a succulent plant.
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