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Environmental Challenges of Desert Gardening (Core) Summer

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Now - June 20, 2013

General $75
Member $60

Tuesday (June 18) and Thursday (June 20)
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


Instructor

  • Angelica Elliott landscape and gardening education coordinator


Description

Gardening in the low desert can be challenging. The Sonoran Desert has unique soils, temperature extremes, two rainy seasons and many other factors that impact plant growth in the landscape. We will discuss the basic characteristics of desert soils, sun exposure, frost damage and pest problems. This introductory class will demonstrate how you can work with, and not against, these factors to be a successful desert gardener.

  • Class enrollment limit: 25

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