Spring 2019 Presentations

 

Watercolor cactus, wildflowers and hummingbirdCheck out this Spring’s presentation schedule!

Questions about presentations? Call Charlene at (520) 829-0399.

 

 

How to Prune Desert Plants: The Lazy Person’s Guide

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 – 10:00–11:00am
Tucson Gardeners
5549 E. Lee St.
Tucson, AZ 85712

Whether you do your own pruning or hire someone to do it for you, understanding proper pruning techniques and pruning schedules will make your life easier and your plants more beautiful.

 

Rain Gardens

Thursday, January 31, 2019 – 9:30am–10:30am
Green Valley Gardeners
Desert Hills Social Center
2980 S Camino Del Sol
Green Valley, AZ 85622

Ready for a beautiful, lush landscape while reducing your water bills? Learn how to design a rain garden that uses rainwater to provide a clean, salt-free source of water for your plants.

 

Dates and times for the Spring Desert Bloom presentations will be announced soon. Here are some of the topics we’ll be covering.

5 Tips for Successful Desert Gardening

New to Arizona and frustrated with desert gardening? Or, an experienced desert gardener wanting new ideas? Learn how working with Nature helps the environment while making your gardening easier, less expensive and more beautiful.

 

Integrated Pest Management

Puzzled by how to deal with those pesky pests without resorting to pesticides that can harm wildlife? In this presentation, you’ll learn how to avoid attracting those unwanted guests in the first place, and how to manage those that do show up.

 

How to Prune Desert Plants: The Lazy Person’s Guide

Whether you do your own pruning or hire someone to do it for you, understanding proper pruning techniques and pruning schedules will make your life easier and your plants more beautiful.

 

5 Tips for Successful Desert Gardening

New to Arizona and frustrated with desert gardening? Or, an experienced desert gardener wanting new ideas? Learn how working with Nature helps the environment while making your gardening easier, less expensive and more beautiful.

 

Gardening to Attract Birds

Learn about the Audubon Society’s Habitat at Home program, including how to:

  • Attract colorful birds and local wildlife.
  • Create an oasis of lush native plants while reducing water use.
  • Create shade that cools the yard and reduces air conditioning costs.
  • And much more!

 

Gardening to Attract Butterflies

We enjoy a variety of butterfly species here in Arizona, including Monarch and Queen butterflies. Learn about what is needed to create and preserve butterfly habitat, and how to attract these lovely creatures to your backyard.