A corner of the main building at the Tucson, AZ., Botanical Gardens is decorated Monday Nov. 17, 2003 for a demonstration of an exhibit recreating what the home may have looked like in 1945 when the family of Bernice and Rutger Porter lived there.
Nearly two dozen homeowners will open their gates to the public during four self-guided garden tours throughout Southern Arizona. Gardeners, contractors and gardening experts will be on hand to answer questions.
A gardener at the Tucson Botanical Gardens, takes care of the chiltepines at the gardens.
Relaxing in the garden of her Bel Air, Calif., home home, film star Shirley Jones poses with her pet schnauzers, Little Bit, left and Stoney.(AP Photo)
Challenger Middle School students, from left, Gabriela Jasso, Lizeth Nava (bending down) and Leslie Valenzuela are in harvest mode at the school's garden. They had just pulled some fresh carrots.
It all starts with a seed. Jonathan Moreno empties a packet to distribute seeds to members of Roots and Shoots.
Miguel Rodriguez, 12, left, and Patrick Robles, 11, plant cucumber seeds as David Kelch, right, rakes over previously planted squash seeds in the community garden at Challenger Middle School, 100 E. Elvira Road.
The school's garden has yielded a substantial bounty, all geared toward giving students healthier eating options.
David Kelch and Jonathan Moreno are among the budding gardeners at Challenger Middle School whose labor is bringing healthy results to the south-side school.
Art in the Park — Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Visit a 1937 adobe home on the grounds of the 49-acre Tohono Chul Park and Botanical Gardens, and get an in-depth look at the changing art and cultural exhibits featuring work by local and Southwest artists. 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays a…
Las granjas participantes en los recorridos buscan impulsar el
consumo y cultivo casero de productos locales saludables.
Morning rush hour hasn't started yet on East Speedway, but a
community garden just off the main drag is full of activity.
Hidden among the greenery at the Chaverim Garden was this handsome melon, which had obviously received some careful attention.
Zonge has overseen the group's rapid expansion.
Hardships were part of life for Southern Arizona pioneers in the
mid-1800s, but the trials endured by Larcena Pennington Page would
have brought the toughest frontiersman to his knees.
Fall has arrived in the Old Pueblo, and what it lacks in
colorful leaves it makes up for in fine weather.
With a large campus at the ready, workers at Tucson Medical
Center have created a community garden for personal and charity