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Urban Garden Festival at Tucson Botanical Gardens
October 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree With Paid Admission
The Urban Garden Festival is a full day dedicated to reconnecting to our food and celebrating the fall season. Enjoy pumpkin painting, see an incredible display of decorated pumpkins by local artists, watch and learn with live cooking demonstrations, grab a bite from one of the talented food partners, gather tips and tricks for growing your own food at home, and enjoy live music in the shady fall setting of the Tucson Botanical Gardens.
Event included in regular Garden Admission.
Presenter: Iskashitaa Refugee Network
Location: Grove Shop / Zen Garden
Times: 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm
Presenter: Jennifer Parlin, The Kitchen Garden / UANN, Pima County Cooperative Extension
Location: Reception Garden
Times: 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm
Presenter: David Clark, Chief Mixologist at Hotel Congress
Location: Xeriscape Garden
Times: 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm
Located in the Education Classroom, each 30 minute presentation will be followed by a short Q&A.
10:15am – Fruit Tree Planting & Pruning
Tom Ellis, ISA Certified Arborist
Executive Director of Tucson Clean & Beautiful
11:15am – The Fall Vegetable Garden
Horticultural Manager, Tucson Botanical Gardens
12:15pm – Beyond Pumpkin Pie
Barbara Eiswerth, PhD
Executive Director, Iskashitaa Refugee Network
1:15pm – Organic Compost: Your Garden’s Dirty Little Secret
Director of Sales and Marketing, Tanks Green Stuff
2:15pm – Watering Needs and Application Techniques
Executive Director, Thrive and Grow Gardens
3:15pm – Growing in Grey Water
Board President of WMG