The Green Valley Gardeners

Seminar Schedule for Winter/Spring 2016

Weekly Gardening Seminars are held from mid-September through November and January through mid-April.
The doors open at 9 am for coffee and socializing. Several Pima County Master Gardeners are always on hand to answer questions, identify plants, and offer solutions to your gardening problems. Seminars begin at 9:30 and last approximately 1 hour. All seminars are open to the public and free of charge.
To print a copy of our 2016 Winter/Spring Activities Calendar click Spring 2016.

    Date    SpeakerTopic
Jan. 7Tony Sarah, Horticulturist, Magic Garden Nursery Propagation, Nature’s Give Away
Jan. 14Les Hayt, Retired/Greenbelt Nursery Care of Roses
Jan. 21Mark Sitter, B&B Cactus Farm (see special location at left) Garing for Cactus & Succulents (Member garden tour following seminar)
Jan. 28Jack Kelly, Retired Pima County Cooperative Extension Pruning, The bad, the good & the ugly (Demo at Desert Meadows Park following seminar)
Feb. 4Glen Wright, Yuma Cooperative Extension Caring for Stone Fruit Trees
Feb. 11Kendall Kroesen, Tucson Audubon Society, Urban Program Manager Rainwater Based Native Gardens
Feb. 18Member Event - no seminar Trip to Tucson Botanical Garden (see Events Page for details)
Feb. 25Mary Lee Pangman, Author: Getting Potted in the Garden Container Gardening (Book signing and sales following seminar)
March 3Alex Shipley, Civano Nursery Featured plants being sold at the GVG Spring Plant Sale
March 10Joesph Porrazzo, Rainbird Irrigation Irrigation, The latest and Greatest
March 17Member Event - no seminar
March 24Barry Weissman, GVG Club Member and Master Gardener Rain Barrel - A how to (Member garden tour following seminar)
March 31Meg Quinn, Pima County Parks & Recreation Landscaping for Birds & Butterflies (Demo at Desert Meadows Park following seminar)
April 7John C Murphy, Academia.edu, JCM Natural History, Serpent Research Gardening With and Without Snakes in the Sonora Region
April 14Wendy Lotz, MLA, Pima County Trails Historical Gardening in the Southwest
April 28Margaret Joplin, RLA, Landscape Architect Garden Art


Have a topic you would like us to cover? Seen a speaker we should invite? Please contact our Seminar Committee Coordinator: Bill Berdine cell: 859-691-0445