Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.

succulentAFGC Greenleaf Bulletin

Arizona Historical Society Museum

Arizona’s State Butterfly Presentation

Arizona Cooperative Extension

Desert Botanical Garden

Maricopa Master Gardener resources

Mesa Community College Rose Garden

National Garden Clubs


127 Stunning Desert Plants and Succulents – a visual compendium containing 127 of the most popular desert plants and succulents.

Garden fence kits – to help keep out pests, pets, etc.

TED Talk on Bees – About the challenges bees face in the world today. A great reminder that as we choose plants we need to keep the birds, bees and butterflies in mind.

From My Garden to You Blog – an educational tool for all those who read it, from Carol Stuttard, master gardener.

A Traveling Gardener – a fun Wandering, Wondering, Noticing blog.

FTD by Design – covers the 20 most popular types of succulents and where they grow best.

Make a Bee Waterer – help hydrate our pollinators

Polinator Power – an educational publication from the National Garden Clubs

Terrarium Tutorial – this guide walks you through how to make a decorative terrarium that’s as easy-to-care for as it is cute. With a detailed supply list and 5 simple steps, this DIY project is simple and sure to put a smile on anyone’s face.

Compositing Information – Download PDF

Dr. Chris Martin at Arizona State University has created a “virtual library of landscape plants for the Phoenix area”. As a horticulturist, Dr. Martin’s research specializes in sustainable urban landscapes.

A publication by Eric A. Johnson on Pruning, Planting and Care was published in 1996 and targeted to gardeners in California and southwest USA.  The book is available for purchase on Amazon and you can find it at: http://www.amazon.com/Pruning-Planting-Care-Eric-Johnson/dp/0962823651

Maricopa County planting calendar useful if you are planning to start a vegetable garden.  The calendar was published by the University of AZ, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.