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Now Sowing: Oregano (March~May, September)

Learn about planting and harvesting oregano and how to save seeds. Try a recipe for baked eggplant with oregano and basil.

One Seed Pima County: Blooming Black Russian Sunflowers

Now could be the time to start saving your seeds if you planted Black Russian Sunflowers back in April or May!

Arizona Gardening Series: Vegetable Gardening

Aug 22nd | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn to select seeds and seedlings, the unique seasons of the Sonoran Desert, and how to plant a garden for maximum production.

Using Compost Teas to Build Healthy Soil

Aug 24th | 10:30am - 12:30pm
Healthy soil is the foundation of organic gardening. We'll discuss how to use compost teas to improve soil health.

Southwest Victory Gardens Presents: Container Gardening

Sep 3rd | 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Containers are a great option for both large and small spaces but they do have their own special growing requirements. We'll discuss how…

Science Saturday: Imagine a Garden

Sep 7th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Read a magical gardening story. Discover plants for play, food, and flowers. Design a garden together.

Edible Trees

Sep 12th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to choose the right edible trees--trees that produce fruits, nuts, seeds or pods--and how to plant, care for, and harvest them.

Master Gardeners Presentation: Gardening as We Age

Sep 17th | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Your joy in gardening will never end if you use these these tips and techniques to keep it safe and fun as you age.

Uncommon Vegetables for Backyard Gardens

Sep 17th | 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Join us as we discuss some of the not-so-common fruits, vegetables, and herbs that thrive in our Sonoran gardens.

Time to Weigh the Seeds! One Seed Weigh-off & Wrap-up Party

Sep 21st | 8:00am - 11:00am
Save some seeds for yourself & some for us. Your seeds add to the donations of others, ensuring we have seeds to plant for seasons to come.

Intro to Mushrooms for the Home and Garden

Sep 21st | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come make your own Mushroom Grow Kit and learn about mushrooms for the home and garden.

The Rosedude’s Guide to Preparing Roses for the Fall Bloom

Sep 23rd | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Rose Society of Tucson presents tips to help you prepare your roses for the fall bloom.

The Rosedude’s Guide to Preparing Roses for the Fall Bloom

Sep 23rd | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Rose Society of Tucson presents tips to help you prepare your roses for the fall bloom.

Arizona Gardening Series: Organic Pest Management

Sep 26th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bugs bugging you? In this class, you’ll learn about some of the common insects you’ll encounter in the garden, both good and bad.

Master Gardener Presentation: Low Water Use Landscaping

Sep 27th | 10:30am - 12:00pm
How can you have an attractive landscape and gardens and, at the same time, keep the water bill under control?

The Heirloom Seeds of Africa

Sep 30th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Seeds carried from Africa & the Caribbean by enslaved peoples, were instrumental in the story of African American survival and independence.
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