Month: February 2021

Caring for Roses – U of AZ Extension Program

Phyllis Jiacalone will present a program on Caring For Roses on Wednesday 24 Feb 2021. She will cover types of roses, fertilizers, dealing with pests, pruning, and safety. helped care for the 9000 roses at Mesa Community College Rose Garden starting in 2002. She has Consulting Rosarian credentials from American Rose Society. Since 2013 she …

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Mulches Compared

Yavapai County Extension Service reiterates the benefits of mulch and compares various mulch media for flammability and several other qualities.

Early Spring Garden Prep

Laurin Pause of the Arizona Master Gardener’s Speakers’ Group gave the  club with a very informative presentation on preparing the garden for success in spring.  Major topics included: Pruning Trees & Shrubs Preparing Soil Setting Up the Veggie Garden Pruning takeaways:  Prune dormant plants Careful with conifers: they grow  from tips outward Don’t shear. Thin. …

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