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Date for Tomato Sale

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Date for Tomato Sale
Hello Gardeners,

Here's the updated information on my annual tomato plant sale. This year I am growing over 20 different varieties. The date is Saturday February 17th, time 8am, location 16440 East Bainbridge Avenue, Fountain Hills, AZ, 85268

See list in previous post for detailed descriptions of each variety.
As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions and feel free to spread the words to your gardening friends who might be interested.
Looking forward to seeing both new faces and old friends.
Don't forget to bring a box to take them home in !!

Happy Gardening everyone

Tomato Sale 2018

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Tomato Sale 2018 Hello gardeners,
Well it's that time again - yes, my annual tomato plant sale. This year I am growing over 20 different varieties - I know, I must be mad !! Some old favorites and some new ones to try.
Date yet to be finalized, but like the last few years, towards the middle of February, depending on how fast the little darling plants grow !!
See list below for detailed descriptions of each variety.

 As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions and feel free to spread the words to your gardening friends who might be interested.
Looking forward to seeing both new faces and old friends.
Further details on exact date, time and place of sale to follow.

 Happy gardening everyone ! Tomatoes planted 2018 Most are Heirloom and all are organically grown. Seeds are from Baker Creek, Botanical Interests, Native Seed Search or Italy. Plants will be $3 to $5 depending on plant size. Speckled Roman – 85 days. Indeterminate Paste tomato with orange and yellow st…

Spring Gardenng Classes I am teaching

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Spring Gardenng Classes I am teaching 
​Hello fellow Gardeners and Happy New Year to you all !  Here are some gardening classes I am teaching in early 2018. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. Hope to see some of you in the next couple of months.   Happy Gardening ! Desert Botanical Gardens   https://learn.dbg.org/mainstore.asp?cid=1265 Square Foot Gardening.Sunday January 28th 2 - 4 p.m Square-foot gardening uses intensive planting methods to grow edible plants in a small area. Carol will guide you through this space-saving method of gardening, perfect for people short on room and time, or anyone new to vegetable gardening. She will discuss how to plan and lay out a square-foot garden, how much to plant and how to properly space your plants or seeds. Sensational Salvias. Sunday / Feb. 11 / 2 - 4 p.m. Salvias comprise the largest genus of the mint family and are a popular feature of Southwestern landscapes because of their hardiness and vibrancy. Learn how to i…

Gardening Class on Tomatoes

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Gardening Class on Tomatoes



I am teaching a class this Saturday , December 9th 2017, at the Fountain Hills Community Centre from 1.30pm to 3.30 pm.
The Class is "How to grow the perfect tomato in the AZ Low Desert".
It is free to Fountain Hills Community Garden members and $5.00 for non members

below is the link on their face book page


https://www.facebook.com/events/369928800132734/

Seed Saving Workshop

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Seed Saving Workshop


Glass Gem Corn  Hello Gardeners,

I attended a one day seed saving workshop at Arcosanti yesterday run by the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance and am now going to be sharing many of those techniques at a free Workshop.

The date is Saturday November 18th, 9-11am at the St Vincent De Paul Urban Farm, 420 West Watkins Street. Here is the link to register.
Registration is required, even though the class is free. ( note the date for the class is wrong, it does say December 2nd, but it had to be changed to November 18th - not sure why they have not changed it on registration form though - oh well.)

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1B4-wfhAdCPiNdbdUbe6ar7n50FfiXMMV9SkfR-wNH5c/viewform?ts=59cea12f&edit_requested=true

Please bring any seeds you yourself may wish to share.

The workshop is held outdoors, so please bring hats, sunscreen, water, notepad, pen and any other thing you might need for an outdoor workshop. You may also want to bring a bag to take home any seeds yo…

Upcoming Class at DBG

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Upcoming Class at DBG


I am teaching a class on Pollinator Gardening at Desert Botanical Gardens.
Monday November 13th 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Here's the link :- https://learn.dbg.org/mainstore.asp?cid=1265

Final Post on the Corn

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Final Post on the Corn

So you will probably be glad to know this is the final corn post !!
I harvested all the ears last week as various "creatures" had discovered it and were having a very happy time munching away.

My - how those stalks have grown, taller than me now ! Corn Harvest Lovely ear of corn "Munched Ear of Corn" Time now to look for some corn recipes !! Happy Gardening