Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

October, 2008
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Edible and Medicinal Desert Plants Guided Walk
Enjoy the turning of fall foliage color at Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior, Arizona, while learning about native plants used by traditional cultures. Ethno-botanist Dave Morris guides this one-hour walk on Sunday, October 26, November 8, and November 23 at 1:30. The trail has moderately steep sections and is not accessible by wheelchair. Walk is free with admission of $7.50 for adults and $3 for children 5-12. Visit the Web site for more information:


Southeastern Arizona plants
Pocket-sized field guides covering Southeastern Arizona include six titles describing about 35 plants each: Grasses, Shrubs, Summer Forbs, Winter Forbs, Trees, and Poisonous Plants. They are produced by the Coronado Natural Resource Conservation District and Conservation Districts of Southeastern Arizona and available at local parks and book stores for $8.50 to $10.


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