Pre-Conference Garden Tours Arizona Master ona Highlan Friday, October 5 riz n Confe d Starting location: Thorpe Park Price: $25 Gardener Program A de r en r Check-in: 9:15 am s Ends appx: 3:00 pm Ga ceTour several Flagstaff gardens including a small farm thatuses permaculture design principles, a water-wise gardenthat features native and drought-adapted plants, a lushgarden of drought-adapted perennials with arain water harvesting system, and the gardenof the author of “Farm Your Front Yard”. Lunchwill be provided by Local Alternatives Catering. The Master Gardener program is a nationwide certification program offered through the Land Grant University Cooperative Lodging: Extension system for those interested in learning more about the specific gardening and horticulture needs of theirRooms have been reserved at La Quinta Inn & Suites geographic area. Each Master Gardener program involveslocated less than one mile from du Bois Conference both classroom and on-site learning experiences. Additionally,Center. We have been given a nightly rate of $125.10. class participants have the opportunity for a hands-on volunteerYou must reserve your room by September 15. internship to share newly gained gardening and horticultureThe rooms have two double beds, accommodating skills with their community. To learn more about the Masterup to 4 people plus free continental breakfast. You Gardener Program contact your local extension office.must call La Quinta Inn & Suites Flagstaff directly. Coconino County Cooperative Extension La Quinta Inn & Suites 2015 S. Beulah Blvd. 2304 N. 3rd St. Flagstaff, AZ 86004 2012 Growing in Thin Air Flagstaff, AZ 86001 928-774-1868 928-556-8666 Saturday, October 6 Gila County Cooperative Extension du Bois Conference Center 5515 S. Apache Ave, Suite 600 Use conference code: #1320 Globe, AZ 85501 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ 928-402-8585 $75 Early RegistrationFor other lodging options, go to the Flagstaff Convention $100 Late Registration (after Sept 14th)& Visitors Bureau’s website: www.flagstaffarizona.org Yavapai County Cooperative Extension $25 Pre-Conference Garden Tour 840 Rodeo Drive, #C Conference Website: Prescott, AZ 86305 928-445-6590 http://extension.arizona.edu/events/ahgc-2012 Phone: 928-774-1868 ext 190 Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Presented by the Jeffrey C. Silvertooth, Associate Dean & Director, Economic Development & Extension, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Master Gardener Volunteers age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. of Coconino, Gila, and Yavapai Counties
Registration Form Conference Agenda Growing in Thin Air • 2012 Arizona Highlands Garden Conference • October 6, 2012 Conference registration includes: a light breakfast, du Bois Conference Center at Northern Arizona University lunch, snack, conference packet, and welcome bags. 306 E. Pine Knoll Dr, Flagstaff, AZMake Checks Payable to: The University of Arizona 7:45 AM Registration / Breakfast / Vendors Mail completed form and check to: 8:45 AM Welcome 9:00 AM Keynote Speaker: David Salman • Planting to Attract Bees Arizona Highlands Garden Conference 10:15 AM Visit Vendors Coconino Cooperative Extension 10:45 AM Break Out Session 1: 2304 N. 3rd St. Flagstaff, AZ 86004 Kim Howell Costion • Lasagna Gardening • Ashokala Gardens Frank Branham • Cooking from your Garden • The Cottage PlacePlease print legibly and provide accurate information: Terry Mikel • How to Select, Buy, and Plant Fruit Trees • Retired UofA Horticulture Extension AgentName: Outside: Peg Cambell • Container Gardening • Warner’s Nursery 11:45 AM Lunch / Visit Vendors 1:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Charlie Nardozzi • Edible LandscapingAddress: 2:15 PM Visit Vendors 2:30 PM Break Out Session 2: Patty West • Foraging, Landsward Institute • NAUCity/Town: Carl Olson • Know Your Friends: Insects of the Home & Garden • UofA Entomologist Joe Costion • Rainwater Harvesting and your Vegetable Garden • Ashokala GardensState: Zip: Outside: Jeff Schalau • Pruning Demonstration • UofA Extension Agent, Yavapai Co. 3:30 PM Venders / RefreshmentsPhone: 4:00 PM Break Out Session 3: Phyllis Hogan • Medicinal Plants • Winter SunEmail: Charlie Nardozzi • Growing and Eating Vegetables from an Italian Garden Todd Cislo • Extreme Gardening: Successful Gardening in High CountryDietary Restrictions: Outside: Susan Nyoka • SSLUG Garden tour • NAU Campus Gardener 5:00 PM End of Conference Keynote Speakers:Payment: Please check: David Salman: President/Chief Horticulturist of Santa Fe Greenhouses, Inc. David is the owner of Santa Fe Greenhouses and the High Country Gardens mail order catalog. David has extensive knowledge in a wide $75 Early Registration (On/Before Sept 14) range of horticultural endeavors including greenhouse production, perennial propagation, and xeric landscape design. Topic: Planting to Attract Bees for Improved Pollination: How Home Gardeners can have better Vegetable and Fruit Harvests $100 Late Registation (After Sept 14) It is essential to have plenty of native and honeybees in your yard to insure thorough pollination of fruits and vegetables. And to do this, your landscape needs to have a diversity of flowering trees, shrubs and perennials that provide nectar and pollen from spring through fall. David will discuss a palette of regionally appropriate plants to support both healthy populations of $25 Pre-Conference Garden Tour bees and a beautiful home landscape. (Includes Gourmet Lunch) Charlie Nardozzi: Garden Coach and Consultant Charlie is a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, radio, and television personality. He currently writes the Edible Landscaping e-Total: newsletter and has authored Vegetables Gardening for Dummies and The Northeast Guide to Fruit and Vegetable Gardening. Topic: Edible Landscaping NO REFUNDS after Sept 14! As more and more people are growing their own food, edible landscaping provides the perfect way to combine food production and beauty in your yard regardless of its size. Learn about selecting the most attractive vegetables, fruits, and Seating is limited; pre-registration is required. herbs to grow in your yard, some surprising choices of varieties, and tips for maintaining them all. No walk-in registrations. Note: schedule subject to change.