The Green Valley Gardeners
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.
Our Winter/Spring schedule is still a work in progress. Hard copies will be available soon...
|Jan. 9||Julie Strom, Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation||Living with urban wildlife|
|Jan. 16||Eric Clark, Designs by Eric||Winter color & small space gardening|
|Jan. 23||Paul Green & Jonathan Horst, Tucson Audubon||Re-vegetation and ‘mitigation in lieu’ projects|
|Jan. 30||Lori Anne Barnett, National Phenology Network||Plant Phenology – an overview|
|Feb. 6||Jim McManus, Walking J Farm||Organic Farming & CSA|
|Feb. 13||Vince Pinto, Ravens’ Way Wild Journeys||Identification & Uses of Spring Ephemeral Plants|
|Feb. 20||No Seminar||Member Tour of Walking J Farm|
|Feb. 27||Gail Sutton, Tucson Master Gardener||Herbs & Gardening for Nutritional Value|
|March 6||Alex Shipley, Civano Nursery||Featured plants being sold at the GVG Plant sale|
|March 13||Ries Lindley, Native Plant Society||Native versus ‘Adapted’ Plants|
|March 20||No Seminar||Member Activity - To be Announced|
|March 27||Sandy Reith, Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation||The Wonderful World of Bats|
|April 3||Gavin Lehr, Sahuarita High School||Hummingbird Study, GVG members collected data for Gavin’s MS thesis at UofA|
|April 10||Doug Moore, Friends of Madera Canyon||Summer birds, What the ‘snowbirds’ are missing!|
Have a topic you would like us to cover? Seen a speaker we should invite? Send your suggestions to the email address below. For complete information regarding our seminars, please e-mail Chuck Parsons or call (520) 625-2899.