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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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Groups partner to grow food for hungry

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FLORENCE — Professors from the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were in town Sept. 29 to build two hoop houses in support of the local Future Forward Foundation’s gardens and ongoing efforts to feed hungry Pinal County residents with fresh, healthy food.
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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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Arizona Gardeners: Low desert temperatures hard on composting earthworms

Arizona Gardeners: Low desert temperatures hard on composting earthworms | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I believe that I have found the thermo-maximum for red wiggler worms.
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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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Beyond jack-o-lanterns and pie

Beyond jack-o-lanterns and pie | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pumpkin season officially starts Saturday as most area fall-theme farm activities and pumpkin patches open for the season.
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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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Training will teach early signs of autism

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CASA GRANDE — The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension is hosting an autism training session entitled “Learn the Signs/Act Early” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 17 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church Community Center, 150 N. Drylake St.
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Lifelong Eloy resident named Fiestas Patrias Parade grand marshal

Lifelong Eloy resident named Fiestas Patrias Parade grand marshal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
ELOY — Born in Casa Grande and a lifelong resident of Eloy, Richard Carino has been named grand marshal of the Eloy Fiestas Patrias Parade, according to Norrie Burruel, board president of the Corazon de Latinos Unidos.  
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Arizona Gardeners: Salvia — better known as sage — comes in many sizes, colors

Arizona Gardeners: Salvia — better known as sage — comes in many sizes, colors | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Since the 1980s, many colorful species of ornamental sage have become horticultural stars in low desert landscapes where interest in water conservation has become an important concern.
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Arizona Gardeners: Adding nitrogen to soil important to keep plants healthy

With the recent rains and the extra irrigations that you have had to make to get gardens and landscapes through the summer, it may be a good idea to think about the levels of available nitrogen within the root systems of your plants. 
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Arizona Gardeners: Has time come to organize a food hub in Pinal County?

Arizona Gardeners: Has time come to organize a food hub in Pinal County? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In many locations around the country, food hubs are springing into existence to help bring fresh, local foods to local consumers. Is it time for a food hub in Pinal County?
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Professor: Farmers are not to blame for shortages | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Professor: Farmers are not to blame for shortages | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON — A University of Arizona professor believes there is an important story being overlooked in the media’s coverage of an ongoing drought across the Southwest.
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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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