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Southwestern Deserts

January, 2002
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Citrus and Fruit Clinic
Held two consecutive weekends at two locations, this event features speakers from the University of Arizona as well as local experts. Half-hour presentations cover pest managment, irrigation, pruning, fertilization, disease managment, and deciduous fruit varieties. There's also a taste-testing of numerous citrus varieties. On January 26 the event will be at Greenfield Citrus Nursery, 2558 E. Lehi Road, Mesa, AZ. The February 2 event will be at the Citrus Agricultural Center in Wadell, AZ. Both from 8:45 am to noon, rain or shine. Admission is $5 in advance; $8 at the door. Tickets available at Maricopa County Cooperative Extension, 4341 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix. Contact Kathleen Moore at, phone (602) 470-8086 for more info.

Web Finds

Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society Library
If you live in the Tucson area, it would be well worth joining the Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society just to have access to their extensive library of books related to cactus and succulents. See the list at The Myrtle Ethington Library Web page.


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