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Pecan Grove Garden Club meets third Tuesday each month at 6:30P (Hospitality at 6:00 P).
 
Presentations 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

 

MONTHLY PROGRAM SCHEDULE
2017 - 2018
To educate ourselves and our community on ways to create,

improve and sustain the gardens and farms of Yuma



At every meeting there will be a Share Table for:

Plant Exchange – Share and trade plant specimens with fellow gardeners.

Plant Exchange – Share seeds, extra from your garden, or split a packet of seeds with garden friends.

Book Exchange – Share gardening/plant books, magazines and seed and gardening catalogues.

 

 

 

September 19, 2017 “The Field” (i.e. the field to feast tour) from seed to harvest, a field is planted each year, just for the annual tours, at the University of Arizona research farm.

Speaker: Janine Lane, U. of A. Master Gardener Coordinator, Field Manager janine1@cals.arizona.edu

 

October 17, 2017 “The Terrarium”, a trend of the 70’s is back> Indoor miniature gardens will be crafted.

Speaker: Arlene Dancer, Master Gardener, PGGC Member ardancer1@gmail.com

 

November 21, 2017 “Birds of the Yuma Wetlands and Beyond”

Speaker: Nancy Meister, Yuma Audubon Society President, Certified Master Gardener nancymrd@msn.com

 

January 16, 2018 “Yuma County Fair” 1. Fill out an entry. 2. Prepare plants or blooms so they look their best. 3. Get tips on making a prize winning floral design or artistic craft. 

Speaker: Karen Bowen, Fair Schedule Chairman, MGM member, Master Gardener and “Desert Gardener” columnist. bowenkaren@ymail.com

Speaker: Sarah Carey, scarey1@yuma.org

 

February 20, 2018 “container Plants” Grow them, Display them!

Speaker: Mary Thode, Master Gardener mthode@theriver.com

 

March 20, 2018 “Picture Perfect” Take the picture, capture the beauty!

Speaker: Brad Pease, Professor AWC, Fine Arts Division Chairperson brad.pease@az.western.edu

 

April 18, 2018 “African Violets” Beautiful addition to indoor gardens!

Speaker: Rodney Hartleib, President YOAVS rodneyhartleib@yahoo.com