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History of the Club

A decorative gazebo at Sharlot Hall, fields of wildflowers by the roadside, a huge bed of daffodils, and the establishment of trees in forests and public places are but a few of the contributions the Alta Vista Garden Club (AVGC) has made to the Prescott community since it was founded in 1951. Started in 2004, […]

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A Few Good Plants

Prescott is a marvelous place to garden because there are so many great moments throughout the year to do it. Prescott does, however, offer a number of special challenges. Explore the list below for plants well-suite to Prescott Arizona area.  The first is wildlife.  Animals that eat plants here include desert rats, pocket gophers, squirrels,

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Topiary: A Garden Artform

Gardeners interested in topiary practice an ancient art dating back to Roman times. By selecting an evergreen with small leaves or needles and dense foliage, the gardener’s shears transform plants into geometric or other recognizable forms. Some Japanese gardeners prune forms into cloud shapes. The selection of boxwood traditionally created pottages, mazes, spheres and hedges

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