Presentations

Slides of presenters’ presentations.

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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Rose Resources

From Emily Lane’s All about Roses presentation in April, this is a list of resources, online and local. It includes contact info for the local county extension service.

Caring for the Rose, in Prescott

Below is the handout from Emily Lane’s presentation on roses on April 27th to our club. It discusses planting, watering, fertilizing, and pruning describing in detail what to do, and when . It’s a vital reference source for anyone attempting roses in Prescott AZ.

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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