Tag: gardening

Conservation Corner – November 2014

Purslane is one of the most nutritious greens on the planet.

Pauline Lee Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) should remind you of a weed we commonly see in the cracks on streets and sidewalks. This plant grows easily in poor soil. Its stem is round and smooth and trails the ground like a small vine. Young plants’ green stems turn reddish upon maturity. Their small, egg-shaped to oblong…

Conservation Corner – June 2014

According to a paper published in Science in November 2013, the dry regions of the world will become drier, whereas the wet areas will become wetter. This prediction is supported by Grace satellites that have measured declining groundwater reserves worldwide between 2003 and 2012 because of long term droughts. Arizona has been in a drought pattern…

Sun Lakes Garden Club moves to Chapel Center

Sun Lakes Garden Club members Terry Meury (left) and Paula Lauer (right) are pictured with Cathy Rymer, City of Chandler, Certified Arborist and Master Gardner and presenter at the May meeting.

Donna Haugland, Publicity The next meeting of the Sun Lakes Garden Club (SLGC) will be held at the Chapel Center 9240 N. Sun Lakes Blvd. across from the Sun Lakes Country Club on Monday, June 2 at 9:30 a.m. The June program will be “Container Gardening,” specifically how to plant a salsa garden and all…