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2012-07-12 \Tucson\Community\Gardening\
Tucson Planting Calendars
From harvestingrainwater.com: Garden planting calendar  (also find lots of information about rainwater harvesting, permaculture and desert living)

Community Food Bank printable planting guide

Really detailed guide from the Ag dept at the UofA  Covers ... read more

2011-05-18 \Tucson\Community\Gardening\
Southside Farm Starting Up
622-0525
A new community garden / neighborhood gathering place is starting up on South Cottonwood Ln.  Led by the Community Food Bank an enthusiastic group of would-be gardeners, organizers and volunteers has met on site for the past two weeks.

The first workday ... read more

2011-01-18 \Tucson\Community\Gardening\
Tree and shrub trimming, training and more! http://www.treeremovalservicetucson.com
1078 N Swan RD
520-401-3184
Hey Tucson!
I found a great community focused website and business. After talking with the owners I am happy to tell you about them. They have a blog that give free tips on how to DIY. Stuff like training a tree, Texas Ranger shrub maintenance, Palo ... read more

2009-09-25 \Tucson\Community\Gardening\
Nancy's Vegetable Gardening
(520) 940-6200
I can help you realize your dream of having a healthy vegetable garden right in your own backyard.  

The services I provide are: choosing the best location for your garden, creating the garden layout, preparing the ground & soil, providing seeds and ... read more

2009-01-07 \Tucson\Community\Gardening\
Master Gardeners at Pima County Cooperative Extension http://ag.arizona.edu/pima
4210 N. Campbell Avenue
626-5161
Master Gardeners are available to answer your questions at the extension office, phone 626-5161, or stop by to see the demonstration garden.  "

2008-12-24 \Tucson\Community\Gardening\
Community Gardens of Tucson http://www.communitygardensoftucson.org/
2940 N Santa Rosa Pl
520-795-8823
http://www.communitygardensoftucson.org/ has information about the history of community gardens in Tucson, carries a blog By George! (by George Brookbank, of course - community gardening was his brainchild), and much other useful info.  The newsletter ... read more

2007-03-07 \Tucson\Community\Gardening\
: Time to plant! http://communitygardensoftucson.org/news
Planting time is here, especially if you are starting vegetable crops from seed.  Check out last year's Mar/Apr newsletter from the Community Gardens of Tucson for some useful tips.

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Aquaponics Workshop II - Classroom Session Sunday 06/23/13 12:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
Aquaponics (AP) is an efficient method of food production that combines aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water) in a contained ecosystem free of artificial inputs. In this classroom session, instructors from Local Roots Aquaponics and Tucson AquaPonics Project will offer advice on how to successfully run an AP system, the different choices you will have (e.g., fish, plants, controlled environments and materials), local conditions and where to get supplies. Each student receives a summary document of the material presented and a 10 percent off coupon for supplies at EcoGro (some tanks excluded). $40, $30 members
Sign up for this afternoon classroom session on its own or together with the morning building session. Receive a discount for taking both sessions the same day: $65, $55 members


 
Reciprocal Memberships Wednesday 05/01/13 12:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
The Gardens has teamed up Tohono Chul to double your summer savings. If you have yet to become a member of the Gardens, sign out now to take advantage of this special offer.

The Tucson Botanical Gardens has a packed summer schedule with their Flights of Fancy birdhouse exhibit through June 30 and Twilight Third Thursdays on June 20, July 18, August 15 and September 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. featuring live music and visual arts - show your ID and get in at the member price! Ongoing community programs include Yoga and Backyard Bugs as well as ongoing tours and a slew of classes. The Gardens will be open to dogs all day on Tuesdays, May through September, and we'll be offering official doggie memberships that Tohono Chul members can add to their reciprocal, summer benefits!

Visit Tohono Chul May through September and discover where nature, art and culture connect! Winding nature trails, demonstration gardens, changing art exhibits, museum shops, greenhouse and our Garden Bistro offer something for everyone. Celebrate National Pollinator Week with special activities on June 22 and shop our Monsoon Madness Plant Sale July 26 and 27; explore the art of 'Metal, Stone and Wood' and intricate mosaics; and don't forget to keep watch for the return of the Queen of the Night this summer by joining the Bloom Watch hotline at www.bloomwatch.org.
The reciprocal membership is valid from May 1 through September 30 and is valid for general admission.

 
Summer Garden Hours Sunday 06/23/13 07:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
It is time to beat the summer heat at the Gardens. Starting on June 1 and running through August 31, the Gardens will extend its hours. Gates will open at 7 a.m.! Come out and enjoy this blooming city oasis and all the pollinators that make it home. Gardens admission: $8 for adults (age 13+), $7 student/senior/military, $4 children 4-12, free for children under 4. Garden hours (June 1 to August 31): Garden hours are 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open seven days a week, year round, except, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day and New Year’s Day.
 
Call for Artists Wednesday 05/29/13 12:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
The Porter Hall Gallery at the Tucson Botanical Gardens is currently reviewing work for one person and group exhibitions for the 2014 schedule. Gallery shows are approximately one month in length, with 11 rotating exhibits each year. All work submitted should be two-dimensional. Please note that it is possible your work might be selected as part of a group exhibit to be shown with one or more artists.

Send artist statement/bio/resume and good quality digital images and/or artist website to the Gallery Director at: communications@tucsonbotanical.org. Due to the large number of submissions, we cannot guarantee a response. Indicate "Porter Hall Gallery" in the subject line. If your work has been selected for an exhibition, the Gardens will contact you no later than October 1, 2013.

Submission deadline September 15.

 
Summer Garden Hours Saturday 06/01/13 12:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
It is time to beat the summer heat at the Gardens. Starting on June 1 and running through August 31, the Gardens will extend its hours. Gates will open at 7 a.m.! Come out and enjoy this blooming city oasis and all the pollinators that make it home.

Gardens admission: $8 for adults (age 13+), $7 student/senior/military, $4 children 4-12, free for children under 4.

Garden hours (June 1 to August 31): Garden hours are 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open seven days a week, year round, except, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day and New Year's Day.

 
Call for Artists Friday 05/31/13 12:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
The Porter Hall Gallery at the Tucson Botanical Gardens is currently reviewing work for one person and group exhibitions for the 2014 schedule. Gallery shows are approximately one month in length, with 11 rotating exhibits each year. All work submitted should be two-dimensional. Please note that it is possible your work might be selected as part of a group exhibit to be shown with one or more artists. Send artist statement/bio/resume and good quality digital images and/or artist website to the Gallery Director at: communications@tucsonbotanical.org. Due to the large number of submissions, we cannot guarantee a response. Indicate “Porter Hall Gallery” in the subject line. If your work has been selected for an exhibition, the Gardens will contact you no later than October 1, 2013. Submission deadline September 15.
 
Reciprocal Memberships Sunday 06/23/13 12:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
The Gardens has teamed up Tohono Chul to double your summer savings. If you have yet to become a member of the Gardens, sign out now to take advantage of this special offer. The Tucson Botanical Gardens has a packed summer schedule with their Flights of Fancy birdhouse exhibit through June 30 and Twilight Third Thursdays on June 20, July 18, August 15 and September 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. featuring live music and visual arts – show your ID and get in at the member price! Ongoing community programs include Yoga and Backyard Bugs as well as ongoing tours and a slew of classes. The Gardens will be open to dogs all day on Tuesdays, May through September, and we’ll be offering official doggie memberships that Tohono Chul members can add to their reciprocal, summer benefits! Visit Tohono Chul May through September and discover where nature, art and culture connect! Winding nature trails, demonstration gardens, changing art exhibits, museum shops, greenhouse and our Garden Bistro offer something for everyone. Celebrate National Pollinator Week with special activities on June 22 and shop our Monsoon Madness Plant Sale July 26 and 27; explore the art of ‘Metal, Stone and Wood’ and intricate mosaics; and don’t forget to keep watch for the return of the Queen of the Night this summer by joining the Bloom Watch hotline at www.bloomwatch.org. The reciprocal membership is valid from May 1 through September 30 and is valid for general admission.
 
Call for Artists 85712 Sunday 06/23/13 08:30 AM at Botanical Gardens
Tucson, AZ - Do you have a home or an artist studio located within the ZIP code 85712?
In this 6.8 square mile area of the city, with the base perimeters of Speedway to the South, the Rillito River to the North, Alvernon Way to the West and the Pantano Wash to the East, we are calling all artists working in any 2D medium to submit work . The accepted pieces will be exhibited from August 31 through September 30 in the Porter Hall Gallery and will be included in our final Twilight Third Thursday celebration on September 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. with music by Silver Tread Trio. For Artist Submission information click here. Call for Entries - 85712

And you can tell your non-artist friends and family living within the 85712 ZIP code to come to the Gardens to celebrate the first day of autumn, September 22, for free!

Submission deadline, July 26. Pieces should be delivered the week of August 19, Mon. through Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Call (520) 326-9686, Ext. 35 with any questions regarding this upcoming exhibition. Or email communications@tucsonbotanical.org.


 
Dog Days of Summer Tuesday 05/07/13 12:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
May through September (Tuesdays only)

It's the dog days of summer at Tucson Botanical Gardens! Beat off the heat as you and your dog enjoy TBG every Tuesday, May through September. Meander our five and a half acres of lush greenery, shady paths and beautiful blooming cacti, succulents, annuals and perennials - the perfect setting for your walk. Walkers and their furry friends are welcome all day, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular admission charges apply for humans with dog admission at $3 per dog. Please bring a leash, water for you and your dog and waste disposal bags to keep our garden clean. Don't want to pay for your dog each time? Sign up for a Dog Membership!

Hours & Admission

Garden hours: Garden hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Open seven days a week, year round, except July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day and New Year's Day.

Gardens' admission: $8 for adults (age 13+), $7 student/senior/military, $4 children 4-12, $3 dogs, free for children under 4.




 
Dog Membership Wednesday 05/01/13 12:00 AM at Botanical Gardens
May 1 through September 30 (Tuesdays only)

Tucson, AZ - Membership has gone to the dogs...literally! Every Tuesday this summer, Tucson Botanical Gardens celebrates its Dog Days of Summer by opening our gates to leashed dogs. These furry visitors now have the opportunity to become our first, four-legged members! TBG's human members may now add dog family members to their membership.

For $20 you'll receive:
• Unlimited all day Tuesday admission for your dog during the summer months (May through September) Regular dog admission is $3 per visit, making this a $40 savings!
• A special canine membership card with ring that can be attached to any collar or leash.

Additional dog members may be added for only $10 each.

Dog memberships can be purchased in the Gardens Gift Shop or by calling (520) 326-9686, Ext 13.

 
2008-12-24 Community Gardens of Tucson
http://www.communitygardensoftucson.org/main/
2940 N Santa Rosa Pl
520-795-8823
http://www.communitygardensoftucson.org/ has information about the history of community gardens in Tucson, carries a blog By George! (by George Brookbank, of course - community gardening was his brainchild), and much other useful info.  The newsletter is available for a small fee and is well worth it for the focused, relevent local garden advice. "
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2009-01-07 Master Gardeners at Pima County Cooperative Extension
http://ag.arizona.edu/pima
4210 N. Campbell Avenue
626-5161
Master Gardeners are available to answer your questions at the extension office, phone 626-5161, or stop by to see the demonstration garden.  "
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2009-09-25 Nancy's Vegetable Gardening
(520) 940-6200
I can help you realize your dream of having a healthy vegetable garden right in your own backyard.  

The services I provide are: choosing the best location for your garden, creating the garden layout, preparing the ground & soil, providing seeds and/or seedlings for planting, planting, fertilizing, choosing a compost location in your yard, guidance on how to compost.

Tending & Harvesting services also available

I bring a strong worth ethic and integrity to all of my work.

Call Nancy (520) 940-6200"
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2011-05-18 Southside Farm Starting Up
622-0525
A new community garden / neighborhood gathering place is starting up on South Cottonwood Ln.  Led by the Community Food Bank an enthusiastic group of would-be gardeners, organizers and volunteers has met on site for the past two weeks.

The first workday will be this Saturday May 21st from 8-11AM.   The Southside Farm (possibly to be renamed) is approximately at 2000 S. Cottonwood Ln, about a half mile directly south of the Pima County Jail on Silverlake.

The Community Food Bank also provides support and training to individual backyard gardeners, neighborhoods and groups.
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2011-01-18 Tree and shrub trimming, training and more!
http://www.treeremovalservicetucson.com
1078 N Swan RD
520-401-3184
Hey Tucson!
I found a great community focused website and business. After talking with the owners I am happy to tell you about them. They have a blog that give free tips on how to DIY. Stuff like training a tree, Texas Ranger shrub maintenance, Palo Verde identification and more stuf than I can tell you about. I have enjoyed reading an expert point of view crossing the notes with my own. The name of the business is tree removal service tucson. I emailed them a question about tree trimming through the website (www.treeremovalservicetucson.com) and got a response. Free tips is something they do not have to offer, but it shows how they want to help Tucson. Enjoy and pay it forward.
Katie
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2012-07-12 Tucson Planting Calendars
From harvestingrainwater.com: Garden planting calendar  (also find lots of information about rainwater harvesting, permaculture and desert living)

Community Food Bank printable planting guide

Really detailed guide from the Ag dept at the UofA  Covers all of Arizona by elevation level.  Part of the Arizona Master Gardener Manual

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