Spring 2020 Gardening Presentations

 

Watercolor cactus, wildflowers and hummingbirdAll presentations are held at:

Desert Bloom Botanical Center
69 W. Esperanza Blvd. (Next to El Rodeo Restaurant)
Green Valley, AZ 85614

 

5 Tips for Successful Desert Gardening

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 – 2:00–2:45pm

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

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 – 2:00–2:45pm

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!

 

Living with Wildlife

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – 2:00–2:45pm

Puzzled by how to live in harmony with Nature when some critters can be challenging? Want 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.

 

5 Tips for Successful Desert Gardening

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – 2:00–2:45pm

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.

 

Pruning Desert Plants: Making Your Life Easier & More Beautiful

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 – 2:00–2:45pm

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.

 

Gardening to Attract Butterflies

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – 2:00–2:45pm

We enjoy a variety of butterfly species here in Arizona, including 60 native butterflies as well as migratory butterflies such as the Monarchs and Queens. Learn about what is needed to create and preserve butterfly habitat, and how to attract these lovely creatures to your backyard.