Month: July 2021

Beans – Marion Johnston

An Outline of the Bean Presentation Marion Johnston, a master gardener, presented to the club about beans. The PDF above is an outline of the presentation. After establishing her credentials as a serious bean gardener, and the credentials of beans as serious food, she gave a a broad stroke summary of her own successful low-environmental-impact …

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Wildflowers – Elizabeth Loos

Elizabeth Loos, master gardener, presented to the AVGC in June on Wildflowers. These are native flowering plants, or forbs, that thrive without human care. They are well suited as garden plants because of their low-care nature and their ability to attract pollinators. The presentation covers choosing an appropriate site, preparing the ground, buying seeds, planting, …

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Landscaping with Native Plants

University of Arizona Extension Service Presents…   Landscaping with Native Plants – Yavapai County Date & Time: Wednesday, July 28th @ 6:30pm (No admittance after 6:45pm for security reasons.) Zoom Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/82372076262 (Registration is not required. Click on the link at the date and time listed above to access the presentation.) The Yavapai County Master …

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Fourth of July Parade

The AVGC Fourth of July float included not only flowers, but also javelina, deer and bunnies munching on the garden. Snakes and lizards, along with a coyote and quail family represented the wildlife of our highland environment. The rocks were created out of plaster cloth placed on rocks in Christine and Dianne’s gardens. Christine painted them to look …

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