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Savor the Southwest: Sunflowers Savor the Southwest: Sunflowers

A local gardening blogger's take on planting sunflowers, including a shoutout to our Seed Library!
A local gardening blogger's take on planting sunflowers, including a shoutout to our Seed Library!
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Gardening Q & A With a Local: Meet Zann Gardening Q & A With a Local: Meet Zann

By PimaLib_SeedLibrary
Whether you're a seasoned gardener or still just testing the waters (or soils, as it were), you've probably discovered that gardeners & the…
Whether you're a seasoned gardener or still just testing the waters (or soils, as it were), you've probably discovered that gardeners & the…
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Book Review: Native American Gardening Book Review: Native American Gardening

By PimaLib_SeedLibrary
Are you curious about the local history behind heritage seeds, and the gardening practices of the indigenous Southwest?
Are you curious about the local history behind heritage seeds, and the gardening practices of the indigenous Southwest?
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Seeds for Thought Book Club Seeds for Thought Book Club

Aug 19th | 9:00am - 10:30am
This month our quarterly book club will discuss Walden by Thoreau. We read books about building a vibrant community by improving food system…
This month our quarterly book club will discuss Walden by Thoreau. We read books about building a vibrant community by improving food system…
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More from the Armchair Gardener More from the Armchair Gardener

recommended by PimaLib_GeofferyB
A list for those of us that are beginning gardeners, and are more in love with the "idea" of gardening.
A list for those of us that are beginning gardeners, and are more in love with the "idea" of gardening.
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Now Sowing: Chiltepines Now Sowing: Chiltepines

By PimaLib_BetsyL
Want to grow hot peppers? February 15–March 15, or the whole month of July, are the planting sweet spots.
Want to grow hot peppers? February 15–March 15, or the whole month of July, are the planting sweet spots.
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Get Seed Library News Get Seed Library News

By PimaLib_BetsyL
Keep up with what's sprouting in the Seed Library with our new monthly e-newsletter!
Keep up with what's sprouting in the Seed Library with our new monthly e-newsletter!
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One Seed Pima County One Seed Pima County

By PimaLib_SeedLibrary
The Seed Library invites local gardeners to join us for One Seed Pima County. This year, we're spotlighting the Tohono O’odham cowpea.
The Seed Library invites local gardeners to join us for One Seed Pima County. This year, we're spotlighting the Tohono O’odham cowpea.
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Build a Better World - Sustainability Build a Better World - Sustainability

recommended by PimaLib_KarenG
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or watch a film about sustainability. Here are some titles to get you started.
Adults, you can enjoy the Summer Reading theme of Build a Better World with our bingo challenge. One of the tracks is to read a book or wat…
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Some Like It Hot Some Like It Hot

recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary
These flowers actually do well in the summer months! Check out some seeds, sow, grow and return some seeds to the library if you can.
These flowers actually do well in the summer months! Check out some seeds, sow, grow and return some seeds to the library if you can.
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Now Sowing: Sunflowers (Feb-Aug) Now Sowing: Sunflowers (Feb-Aug)

By PimaLib_SeedLibrary
It's Sunflower Season! Did you know sunflowers are one of the fastest growing flowers in the world? That big flower is actually surrounding…
It's Sunflower Season! Did you know sunflowers are one of the fastest growing flowers in the world? That big flower is actually surrounding…
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Heat-Proofing Your Garden—Master Gardene… Heat-Proofing Your Garden with Master Gardeners

May 3rd | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The Master Gardeners are here to help with information and advice for your garden! This week: Proven techniques to help all your plants sur…
The Master Gardeners are here to help with information and advice for your garden! This week: Proven techniques to help all your plants survive to 100+ degree temperature. Learn which plants are known to thrive in the heat.
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Spring Garden Ideas Spring Garden Ideas

recommended by PimaLib_BetsyL
Have you pulled out the remnants of your winter garden and you're thinking about what to plant next? Try some of these seeds!
Have you pulled out the remnants of your winter garden and you're thinking about what to plant next? Try some of these seeds!
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Now Sowing: Warm Season Herbs Now Sowing: Warm Season Herbs

recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary
It's time to start sowing those warm season herbs to add to your summer salads! You can find the following seeds in the PCPL system availab…
It's time to start sowing those warm season herbs to add to your summer salads! You can find the following seeds in the PCPL system availab…
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