Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

December, 2009
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Camp Verde Wine, Pecan, and Antique Festival
Wine and pecan pie, what more is needed? Sip wines from Arizona vineyards and sample pecans from local growers at this small-town event. Yavapai County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions, along with booths from antique vendors, live music, blacksmith demonstrations, hayrides and, of course, pecan pies. Held in Central Arizona's Camp Verde from Feb. 12-14, 2010. For more information contact the Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce, 385 S Main Street, Camp Verde, AZ 86322 (928) 567-9294 or e-mail:

Web Finds

Garden Clubs
Looking for a garden club to join? University of Arizona Maricopa County Cooperative Extension Web site lists about 40 garden clubs in the greater Phoenix area, from gourds to roses to herbs to native plants to ponds to orchids and more. Listings include contact info and dates and times of meetings. Most have direct links to the club's website.


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