Arizona Spring Landscaping and Gardening

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Learn how to beautifully landscape and care for your yard using water conservation techniques in this production broadcast from the Desert Botanical Garden. The six 30-minute programs feature noted horticulturists, plant experts, landscape architects and designers with tips to help you plan, plant and maintain a yard using low-water usage native plants and trees. Arizona Spring Landscaping & Gardening is an invaluable guide to a lush, colorful, low-maintenance landscape that will thrive in Arizona's summer heat.

Also featured are walking tours through Arizona's botanical gardens: Desert Botanical Garden, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Tohono Chul Park, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson Botanical Garden, and Glendale Xeriscape Demonstration Garden.

Arizona Spring Landscaping & Gardening is underwritten by SRP and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Descriptions for the six-part Arizona Spring Landscaping & Gardening are as follows:

Part 1
"Spring in the Desert"
Tips for growing wildflowers, plus walking tours of the Desert Botanical Garden and Tohono Chul Park and the Sensory Garden at the Tucson Botanical Garden.

Part 2
"Spring Maintenance"
Information on pruning and fertilizing, along with a visit to the Demsontration Garden at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

Part 3
"Wise Watering"
Planning and installing drip irrigation systems and a tour of the Desert Botanical Garden's Center for Desert Living and Glendale's Xeriscape Demonstration Garden.

Part 4
"Edible Plants, Vegetables and Herbs"
Learn about desert edibles, desert vegetable gardening and anti-bug home recipes. Then, join our hosts for a tour of the Herb Garden at Tucson's Botanical Garden.

Part 5
"Cover the Ground"
Local landscape artists offer advice on groundcovers, ornamental and native grasses and patio gardening. Plus, helpful tips from the experts at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum Patio Garden.

Part 6
"Enjoy Your Garden"
Learn how to attract wildlife and birds to your garden from the experts at the Bird Garden at Tucson Botanical Garden, the Hummingbird Garden at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum and the Garden for Children at Tohono Chul Park.

Arizona Gardens

Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona 85712
Phone: 520.326.9686
Fax: 520.324.0166

Boyce Thompson Arboretum
37615 U.S. Highway 60
Superior, AZ 85273
Recorded event information line: 520.689.2811
Business office phone : 520.689.2723
Fax: 520.689.5858

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
Phone: 520-883-1380
Fax: 520-883-2500

Tohono Chul Park
7366 N Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: (520) 742-6455

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone: 480-941-1225

Glendale Xeriscape Botanical Garden
Glendale Public Library
5959 W. Brown St.
Glendale, Arizona 85302
Phone: (623) 930-3596

For information on how to purchase a DVD, visit the The Arizona Collection Web site.