Presentations

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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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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Healing Herbs from the Culinary Garden

These are the six slides of the 22 Sept 2020 presentation by Suzanne Teachey, owner of Nectar Apothecary. The presentation started with herbs categorized by their healing properties. Suzanne talked about when and how to harvest the active parts of the plants: fall or spring for roots, just before flowers open for lavender, and pretty …

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