Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

January, 2009
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 management, irrigation, pruning, fertilization, disease management, and deciduous fruit varieties. There's also a taste-testing of numerous citrus varieties. On January 24 the event will be at Greenfield Citrus Nursery, 2558 E. Lehi Road, Mesa, AZ. The January 31 event will be at the Citrus Agricultural Center in Wadell, AZ. Both from 8:30 am to noon, rain or shine. Admission is $8 in advance; $10 at the door. For ticket information and directions, go to

Web Finds

Tucson Cactus & Succulent Society
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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