Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southwestern Deserts

February, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Southwest Community Gardening Conference
Be inspired! Learn how to get your local community garden up and growing at this spring's American Community Gardening Association's Southwest Regional Conference. Experts will cover everything from garden advocacy and building community to the basics of conserving water and saving seed. Events include a Friday night reception at the Desert Botanical Garden and Saturday garden tours. Held Friday and Saturday April 1 and 2, 2011, at Rio Salado College, 2323 West 14th Street, Tempe, AZ. Early registration is through March 1: $135 members; $165 non-members. After March 1, $165 members; $195 non-members. Single day registration is also available. For full details, go to

Web Finds

Home Fruit Production Citrus
Get expert advice from Texas A&M University Extension at Home Citrus Production. This site provides all the basics to consider for growing citrus. For those who live in marginal citrus-growing territory, it covers cold protection and growing in containers.


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