Sustainable Gardening in the Desert

 Tour Programs (each site open for tours from 8:00 am to Noon): 

Desert Survivors Nursery
-View native seeds garden
-Learn about sustainable gardening techniques and find out what seeds to plant each season
-Info booth on bufflegrass invasive species and seed saving information
-View native seeds garden
-Presentation on sustainable food programs
-Food demonstration & tasting featuring “Amaranth”
Community Food Bank
-View native seeds garden
-Presentation on building community food security
-Presentation on water harvesting & conservation, and natural landscaping
-Children’s workshop on “bees”
Delectables Restaurant
Enjoy an optional native foods lunch designed specially for garden tour participants following tour. See ticket prices below.
Native Seeds/SEARCH Gift Shop
All garden tour participants will receive a special discount on all your gardening needs from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm following the tour: 15% members and 10% non members.
Ticket/Map Pricing
Tickets and maps go on sale beginning August 15, 2007 and can be purchased at the Native Seeds/SEARCH gift shop located at 526 North Fourth Avenue.
Prices: Tour Only: $6.00 for members and $8.00 for non-members; Tour and Lunch: $21.00 for members and $23.00 for non-members. For more information call 520-622-5561 or go to