Gardening in Tucson

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Tucson Organic Garden Fair and Plant Sale


St. Mark's Church - 3809 E. Third Street.

Vegtable and herb seedlings, compost, supplies, 

equipment, vendors, food, face painting and raffle.

A great family event.  More info at 749-9429



Spring Plant Sale Daily March 10 - 26

Members-Only Preview Shopping March 10, Friday
This popular annual fundraising sale of trees, shrubs, herbs, flowers, 
cacti and succulents helps raise money to support programs and
collections at the Arboretum – and if you need planting and
 landscaping advice, Arboretum staff are joined by helpful volunteers
 from Pinal County's Superstition Mountain Master Gardeners
 program weekend days advising and assisting buyers with suggestions 
for trees and smaller plants ideal for landscaping projects.
 Event continues daily through March 26.
Wondering about specific plants in stock?
 Call Arboretum staff during daily business hours at 520.689.2723


Desert Survivors Spring Plant Sale

March 11th (Saturday) - Members Sale

March 14th (Tuesday) thru March 18th (Saturday) - 
Public & Members

1020 W. Starr Pass Road (Near I-10 & 22nd Street)


Tohono Chul Park - Spring Plant Sale

Members’ Preview: Wednesday | March 15 | 12 – 6 p.m.
General Public: Saturday, March 18 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 19 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

It’s time for our annual Spring Plant Sale. Don’t miss access to over
 1,200 species of cacti, succulents, shrubs, trees, and flowers.
Sale takes place in our Propagation Department located next to the
 Education Center at 7211 N. Northern Avenue.  (Near Ina & Oracle)
 For map location and more information visit our events listing here.


Tucson African Violet Society

Spring Judged Show and Sale!

Theme: Classic Rock & Roll

Printable flyer

Saturday March 18th, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact info: (520)574-1367 or email:
Come visit our Spring Show! An amazing array of violets and
gesneriads will be on display to show Tucson a fun and beautiful
hobby. African Violets are a great way to grow lovely blooming
plants indoors year round! All the information and supplies you
 need to grow African violets will be available as well as information
 about joining the Tucson African Violet Society.

Location: Golden Pin Lanes, 1010 W. Miracle Mile



The Pima County Master Gardeners announce their 18th Annual Home
 Garden Tour to be held on April 1, 2017 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Four spectacular Master Gardener private home gardens will be
 showcased. Each venue will offer informative garden talks and
 demonstrations such as attracting garden pollinators, creating color in
 cactus gardens, selecting and sowing spring wildflowers, harvesting
rainwater and protecting plants and garden tools through proper maintenance.

The Demonstration Gardens at the Cooperative Extension office
 (4210 N. Campbell Ave.) will also be open for touring and learning.
Ticket sales begin February 15, 2017 and may be purchased at the
 following Garden Centers: Arbico, Bach’s, EcoGro, Harlows,
 Mesquite Valley Growers, Plants for the Southwest, Rillito Nursery
 and at the Cooperative Extension Service office, 4210 N. Campbell Ave.
Tickets may also be purchased prior to April 1 online at the
 PCMG Home Garden Tickets link below.
 Tickets are available on the day of the tour at each home garden and
at the Extension Demonstration Gardens on Campbell Avenue.
Tickets are $15 in advance/ $20 on-line and on the day of the tour.
  Click Here for Tickets (link is external) For more information call 626-5161


APRIL 8, Saturday



at the Kirk-Bear Canyon Pima County Library

8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd.  9:00 A.M. TIL 4:00 P.M.