Calendar

April – October 2013

Maintaining Desert Adapted Plants: SmartScape Español
This workshop divides desert-plant maintenance into two categories – pruning and fertilizing. All pruning instruction is based on International Society of Arboriculture guidelines and uses [...]
Instructor: Raymond O’Campo
Plant Disorders: SmartScape Español
Thursday @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Instructor: José Cano Participants will learn about some of the important disease organisms that affect landscape plants. Integrated Pest Management and cultural controls will be [...]
Orientation/Soils, Plants & Water (En Español) @ UA Pima County Cooperative Extension
Tuesday @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Focus: Basic elements of soils, plant growth, and the role of water Core Competencies: Understand and describe photosynthesis and respiration Understand and describe mechanisms that [...]
Desert-Adapted Plants (En Español) @ UA Pima County Cooperative Extension
Thursday @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Focus:  Prevailing conditions where the urban landscape exists, selection of plants that will survive and do well there, and common plants in those landscapes. Core [...]
Irrigation & Controllers (En Español) @ UA Pima County Cooperative Extension
Tuesday @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Focus:  Basic features of irrigation controllers, including programming and adjusting for ET / plant water demand, season, and weather events. Core Competencies: Explain the [...]
Landscape Design & Renovation (En Español) @ UA Pima County Cooperative Extension
Thursday @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Focus:  Water efficient landscape design that takes into consideration concerns for Fire-Wise Landscapes, Urban Heat Island, Rainscapes, Rainwater Harvesting,  Seasonality; sustainability issues Core Competencies: Identify [...]