Pecan Grove Garden Club meets third Tuesday each month at 6:30P (Hospitality at 6:00 P).
begin at 6:30P questions and discussion included in that hour.
Business meeting starts at 7:45P.Yuma Main
Library, 2951 South 21st Drive, Yuma AZ. 85365
At every meeting there will be an ” Opportunity To Share Table” for:
Plant exchange - create a “friendship garden” by sharing
and trading plant specimens with fellow gardeners.
Seed Exchange - Seed Savers sharing their seeds, extras from their gardens, split a packet of seeds with
Book exchange - Gardening/plant books/ magazines to share. Read and return encouraged.
September 18, 2012- Soil Amendment and
Improvement for Yuma Gardens. The
first of PGGC’s presentations coinciding with seasonal garden tasks will be by lecture, handouts, PowerPoint and Q &
A drawing on the experience of:.Fred Duncan Master Gardener, whose yard and vegetable garden has been presented on the PGGC Garden Tour and Judy Miller,
Master Gardner and Vice President of PGGC.
October 16, 2012– Varieties of Edibles and Vegetables for the Home Garden-
The second PGGC’s educational presentation on “Better Growing” Series, lecture, handouts Power point and
Q & A, Presenter TBA.
November 20, 2012- Container and Raised Bed Gardening. The third of PGGC’s Better
Growing series of PowerPoint lectures, with handouts and Q & A presented by Stacey Bealmear, Extension Agent, Urban Horticulture.The
University of Arizona, Yuma County Cooperative Extension.
January 15, 2013- Citrus Care and Varieties for Yuma Gardens. A popular subject for Yuma Gardeners presented by lecture,
PowerPoint, handouts followed by Q & Q presented by: Dr. Glenn C. Wright, Associate Professor and Specialist, Citrus and
Date Palms, University of Arizona Yuma Agriculture Center.
February 19, 2013 – Fresh Produce Safety, Includes Home Gardens and Small Acreages. An important subject for the home
gardener, there is information for the consumer of fresh produce, and persons interested in Yuma Agriculture as well. A lecture,
PowerPoint, with handouts and Q & A presented by; Dr. Kurt Nolte, University of Arizona, Yuma County Cooperative Extension.
Wetlands Projects Update. An update on an ongoing restoration and educational project along
the Colorado River for the public and PGGC members presented by: Brian Golding, Sr., EDA Director, Quechan Indian Tribe, Economic
Development Administration, Yuma, AZ
April 16, 2013 – Flowers of the Sonoran Desert. A relax and enjoy
the flowers and learn a little bit too, photographic slide presentation by: Dr. Dave Sussman, popular photographer and presenter
to gardeners, birders, and fans of the desert displays