A Garden…Finally! First Steps

Starting a garden in the Arizona desert is quite an undertaking but not impossible with the right preparation.  Plans need to be made to protect your garden.  After struggling with the idea I needed a greenhouse for years, I decided all I really needed was some sort of fencing and some way to shade the […]

What is a Master Gardener?

As described by the American Horticultural Society’s web site https://ahsgardening.org/gardening-resources/master-gardeners/, a Master Gardener is an individual who received intensive horticultural training who then volunteers as a Master Gardener in their community by giving lectures, creating gardens, conducting research, and many other projects.  If growing things and helping others is a passion of yours, you may be […]

OMW To Master Gardener

For several years I contemplated becoming a Master Gardener.  I first heard of the concept through friends who were actually doing just that!  I have always loved gardening and growing up, my parents always had a beautiful garden where we could enjoy flowers or pick vegetables for salad and other tasty treats. First, there was […]