Woman holding prepared turkey

Helpful tips for holiday survival!

The first step in holiday survival is to decide that you are willing to give up perfection. Instead of trying to make your gathering look like the cover of a magazine, put the focus on friends and family instead.

Plan ahead and follow this cooking schedule for a successful day!

Red rose drawingGrowing roses in the desert can be different and has challenges than growing roses in other parts of the country.

Plan to come and learn how to choose a rose, the best time to plant, soil preparation, irrigate, fertilize, protect and prune roses during the growing season from a panel of Consulting Rosarians. Find out also how to care for the roses that came with your newly purchased home.

The presentation is free ands open to the public.



Two pictures of the bins

Eight scouts and five adult leaders spent 4 hours constructing the railroad tie bins to hold various landscaping product. The project, located in our Outdoor Education Center, was very physical but all that attended enjoyed this Eagle Scout service project.

Photo of Angela O'Callaghan

Angela O’Callaghan, Ph.D. Host of Desert Bloom on KNPR.

Each month, Angela O’Callaghan hosts a radio segment on horticulture topics.

In case you missed one of Angela O’Callaghan’s very informative Desert Bloom segments, you can find the links on our website.