Friday, October 16, 2009

Gardening Events and Activities

There are a variety of gardening and just interesting activities going on.  

Fire and Climate Change Talks
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension will host two distinguished speakers from the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree Ring Research on the evening of October 29, 2009. Dr. Malcolm Hughes will present “Our Changing Climate” and Dr. Tom Swetnam will present “Fire in the Changing West”. 

The presentations will begin at 
6:30 pm on October 29, 2009 at the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Boardroom (on the first floor) at 1015 Fair Street in Prescott. There is no fee to attend and seating is first come, first served. For questions, please contact Edessa Carr,, 445-6590 ext 227.

Seed Saving
October 18

Rejoin a 10,000 year old ritual! Save seeds selected for the qualities you want. It is easy and necessary. A seed saving workshop is being held in Cornville, Sunday, October 18th from noon until 5pm presented by Bill McDorman from Seeds Trust. The $50 donation includes a tour of the permaculture inspired property, workshop, Bill’s Seed Saving booklet and dinner., (928) 300.7989. Scholarships available. 

Urban Farm Fruit Tree Open House, Phoenix

Saturday October 24th at the Urban Farm for our annual Fruit Tree Open House. Sat from 8:30 to 12:30 and see over 70 fruit trees growing at the Urban Farm, Phoenix. For more info or to RSVP go to:

We also have the following classes scheduled for the rest of the season

22-Oct; Thurs; 6:30 - 8:00 PM at Tempe Madcap Theater,

730 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281

24-Oct; Sat; 8:30 AM - 12:00 NOON - Open House/Tour/Fruit Tree Discussion at the Urban Farm; 6750 N 13th Place, Phoenix 85014

3-Nov; Tues; 6:30 - 8:00 PM at REI,

1405 W. Southern Ave., Tempe 85282

For a list of all our classes:

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