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All Gardening Events in October (17 events)

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10/3/2012
Wednesday
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Small meeting room
Categories:
Adults
Gardening
Green Living
Science & Nature

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Gardening Demonstrations

A representative from the Pima County Cooperative Extension service will offer gardening demonstrations.

This week's talk will center around preparing your vegetable garden, your plant selection, and getting it into the ground.

10/5/2012
Friday
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Gardening
Teens

Link to this event

Master Gardeners Presentation

Topic: Preparing your vegetable garden, plant selection and planting.

10/6/2012
Saturday
10:00am
Location:
Martha Cooper
Categories:
Adults
Gardening
Green Living
Science & Nature

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Edible Desert Plants and Mesquite Milling Demonstration

Find out how to harvest the mesquite pods in your own backyard and learn about the process of milling them into baking flour! A local expert will lead attendees on a walking tour of Martha Cooper Libraryís edible landscape, explain the process of mesquite milling, give examples of the best pods you can harvest from your own trees and even share some recipes. Program and milling demonstration presented by Desert Harvesters.

Seating limited. Register online or please call 594-5315 for more information.

Registration for this event is required. This event is full.

10/6/2012
Saturday
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Martha Cooper
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Family
Gardening
Green Living
Teens

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Seed Library Grand Opening

Come join the fun as Martha Cooper Library becomes the newest Seed Library location. Make a seed bomb and check out seeds! Meet the library staff behind the amazing Seed Library!

10/6/2012
Saturday
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Mission
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Green Living
Science & Nature

Link to this event

Master Gardeners Presentation

A representative from the Pima County Cooperative Extension service will offer gardening demonstrations.

Topic: Preparing your vegetable garden, plant selection and planting.

10/10/2012
Wednesday
1:00pm
Location:
Joyner-Green Valley
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Green Living

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Non-Chemical Control of Insects In Your Home and Garden

Presented by Christina O'Connell.
Learn to identify and control common insect pests of the home and garden.

10/11/2012
Thursday
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Santa Cruz Farmers Market
100 S. Avenida del Convento
Categories:
Family
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness
Science & Nature

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Seed Library at the Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market

Visit the Seed Library at the Santa Cruz Farmers' Market, 100 S. Avenida del Convento on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

    Schedule:

  • 4-6 pm, May through September
  • 3-5 pm, October through April

Come learn about this great community resource and help us plant seeds for the future!

10/17/2012
Wednesday
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Murphy-Wilmot
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Green Living

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Ask a Master Gardener

Troubled about your tomatoes? Baffled over basil? Confounded by your creosote? Master Gardeners from the Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

10/17/2012
Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Flowing Wells
Ellie Towne Community Center 1660 W Ruthrauff Road Tucson, AZ 85705
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Science & Nature

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Taste of the Desert

Presented by Tohono Chul Park.
An exploration of the relationships between the peoples of the Sonoran Desert and the wild and domesticated plants of the region that have provided food, shelter, medicine and the materials for daily life.

10/19/2012
Friday
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Oro Valley
Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Gardening
Teens

Link to this event

Ask a Master Gardener

Master Gardeners from Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

10/20/2012
Saturday
10:00am - 2:30pm
Location:
Joel D Valdez Main
Library Lobby
Categories:
Arts & Crafts

Gardening


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All Soulís Seed Library Seed Craft

Bring the family and join the PCPL Seed Library in making wonderful seed calaveras (skulls) to decorate the Libraryís All Soulís Day float. All age levels are welcome to come and contribute to this unique take on a wonderful Tucson tradition of remembrance. Make an extra seed calavera to grow in the garden!

A Seed Library and Nuestras Raices program.

10/20/2012
Saturday
10:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
Mission
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Health & Wellness

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Ask a Master Gardener

Troubled about your tomatoes? Baffled over basil? Confounded by your creosote? Master Gardeners from the Pima County Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions. Turn your brown thumb to green by asking the experts!

10/22/2012
Monday
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Himmel Park
Large Meeting Room
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Teens

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Ask Dr. Bessey

Do you have questions about gardening? Ask Dr. Paul Bessey, President of the Gardeners of America.

10/24/2012
Wednesday
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Joyner-Green Valley
Categories:
Adults
Adults 50+
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness
Science & Nature

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A Cook's Garden

A cook's garden is at the heart of every meal. Learn how to plan, plant and use fresh herbs and vegetables you can grow in your own Cook's Garden. Take home samples and simple recipes.

10/26/2012
Friday
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Bookbike
Pio Decimo Community Garden
848 S. 7th Avenue
Categories:
Adults
Family
Gardening
Green Living
Health & Wellness
Literacy

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The Bookbike and the Seed Library together at Pio Decimo Community Garden

The Seed Library of Pima County Public Library and the Bookbike invite you to visit us at the Pio Decimo Community Garden.

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