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.
To print a copy of our 2016 Winter/Spring Activities Calendar click Spring 2016.
|Jan. 7||Tony Sarah, Horticulturist, Magic Garden Nursery||Propagation, Nature’s Give Away|
|Jan. 14||Les Hayt, Retired/Greenbelt Nursery||Care of Roses|
|Jan. 21||Mark Sitter, B&B Cactus Farm (see special location at left)||Garing for Cactus & Succulents (Member garden tour following seminar)|
|Jan. 28||Jack Kelly, Retired Pima County Cooperative Extension||Pruning, The bad, the good & the ugly (Demo at Desert Meadows Park following seminar)|
|Feb. 4||Glen Wright, Yuma Cooperative Extension||Caring for Stone Fruit Trees|
|Feb. 11||Kendall Kroesen, Tucson Audubon Society, Urban Program Manager||Rainwater Based Native Gardens|
|Feb. 18||Member Event - no seminar||Trip to Tucson Botanical Garden (see Events Page for details)|
|Feb. 25||Mary Lee Pangman, Author: Getting Potted in the Garden||Container Gardening (Book signing and sales following seminar)|
|March 3||Alex Shipley, Civano Nursery||Featured plants being sold at the GVG Spring Plant Sale|
|March 10||Joesph Porrazzo, Rainbird Irrigation||Irrigation, The latest and Greatest|
|March 17||Member Event - no seminar||Spring/Summer Veggie Planting & Care, Rio Rico HS Green House|
|March 24||Barry Weissman, GVG Club Member and Master Gardener||Rain Barrel - A how to (Member garden tour following seminar)|
|March 31||Meg Quinn, Pima County Parks & Recreation||Landscaping for Birds & Butterflies (Demo at Desert Meadows Park following seminar)|
|April 7||Steve Russell, Pima County Parks & Recreation||Palms of Our Area|
|April 14||Wendy Lotz, MLA, Pima County Trails||Historical Gardening in the Southwest|
|April 28||Margaret 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