FEBRUARY 5, 2014

Landscaping tips for the do-it-yourself desert gardener

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CAREFREE – If you are planning to landscape your property or just have a corner that needs a “WOW” make-over into a more natural, appealing space ...

Carefree Desert Gardens invites you to meet Tom Gatz. Tom, a retired wildlife biologist, horticultural aide in the education department at the Desert Botanical Garden and certified desert landscaper, will share his knowledge gained over the past 20 years. His emphasis will be on landscaping smaller areas to provide that “WOW” factor by planting with year- round color and contrast. Tom writes monthly articles with topics varying from landscaping, cactus, succulents, to birds and bonsai. His garden has been featured in Phoenix Home & Garden magazine, The Sonoran Quarterly, magazine of the Desert Botanical Garden, and other wildlife and urban publications.

Join them Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. The program will run approximately until noon at the Town Council Chambers located in the U.S. Post Office Building, 100 Easy Street, Carefree. As their goal is to be self-supporting, a $5 (or more) donation is appreciated. Seating is limited, so come early. For information call 480-488-3686.