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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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Fall Festival Plant Sale - http://frontdoorsnews.com

Fall Festival Plant Sale - http://frontdoorsnews.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The temperature has finally dropped below 95 degrees, which means planting time in the Valley. The cooler weather calls to everyone who wants to get their hands in the dirt and plant gardens or beautify their landscape.
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A helping hand with a green thumb | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

A helping hand with a green thumb | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
CASA GRANDE — No one said growing plants in the Sonoran Desert would be easy.
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GV Gardeners: Soil, temperatures right for fall planting

GV Gardeners: Soil, temperatures right for fall planting | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
October is a month when the difference between day and night temperatures widens. Plants that survived the hot summer are often encouraged to grow again before cold weather shows up
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Learn to keep a perfect home at Home and Landscape Show | AZ Big Media

Learn to keep a perfect home at Home and Landscape Show | AZ Big Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This home and landscape show will feature interactive shows and seminars on how to make your home looking perfect and beyond.
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Arizona Gardeners: Scheduling garden and landscape irrigations

Arizona Gardeners: Scheduling garden and landscape irrigations | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With hot weather temperatures right around the corner, now is a good time to review the basic rules of irrigation.
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Updated 'Tucson Garden Handbook' is essential reading for successful growers

Updated 'Tucson Garden Handbook' is essential reading for successful growers | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Handbook will reassure people that they can have a highly successful garden.
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Gardening Tips from UA Horticulture Agent Peter Warren | UA@Work

Gardening Tips from UA Horticulture Agent Peter Warren | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With springtime approaching, Peter Warren talks about when and what to plant in the desert.
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Around the Town: Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic to perform

Around the Town: Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic to perform | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In its first concert of the new year, Grand Canyon Guitar Society will host Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic in concert. The concert will be held Saturday, Jan, 16, at 7
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Citrus concerns this Thanksgiving

Citrus concerns this Thanksgiving | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona's citrus industry and homeowners face threats from a dangerous hitchhiker this holiday season.
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Is Phoenix area's long love affair with grass waning? | Arizona Republic

Is Phoenix area's long love affair with grass waning? | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona
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Group Helps with Growing Interest in Agriculture, Gardening, and Nutrition | Arizona Public Media

Group Helps with Growing Interest in Agriculture, Gardening, and Nutrition | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.
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Water efficiency a must-have for desert homes | Mohave Daily News

When Jimmy Wells of Tucson bought an old house in 2011, upgrading to water-efficient fixtures was his top priority.
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Arizona Gardeners: Overseeding Bermuda grass lawns with annual rye grass

Arizona Gardeners: Overseeding Bermuda grass lawns with annual rye grass | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you are going to overseed your Bermuda grass lawn, you need to do it now while these warmer temperatures hang around.
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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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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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Rosie on the House: Fall, winter prime time for herb gardens

Rosie on the House: Fall, winter prime time for herb gardens | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Among the easiest bits of edible greenery to grow in the desert are herbs, and this is the time of year when we often start thinking about doing it. Even inexperienced gardeners can succeed with those old favorites: parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme.
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Tucson's secret garden | Arizona Daily Star

Glorious gardens — cultivated by master gardeners at the University of Arizona and Pima County Cooperative Extension site at 4210 N. Campbell Ave. — are unknown to many Tucsonans. Video
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Starting seeding indoors

Starting seeding indoors | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
CLIFTON — While many garden crops are best started when seed can be planted directly in the soil, others are better set out as plants.
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7 spring flower garden tours, plant sales in March | Arizona Republic

7 spring flower garden tours, plant sales in March | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Southwest Gardener in central Phoenix hosts its annual warm-weather veggies and herb plant sale in the parking lot of the Newton building.
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Green Valley Gardeners: Citrus, fruit tree expert shares tips | Green Valley News

Come learn about growing and caring for fruit trees in Green Valley. The Green Valley Gardeners will feature Glenn Wright at their Feb. 4 morning lecture. You will get to
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Citrus concerns this Thanksgiving

Citrus concerns this Thanksgiving | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona's citrus industry and homeowners face threats from a dangerous hitchhiker this holiday season.
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Arizona Gardeners: Gardens and landscapes in this area do not require lime

In areas where the soil pH is acid, such as in the southern or eastern parts of the country, the addition of lime can be a critically important gardening practice, but here in the Southwest where the soil reaction is alkaline, the addition of lime can be a critical mistake.
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