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Join us on a beautiful Saturday morning as Katie Lasseter (ACNP) leads in a rose seminar and pruning workshop.

Annual Rose Seminar 2019Jan 19, 10:00amRillito Nursery & Garden CenterJoin us on a beautiful Saturday morning as Katie Lasseter (ACNP) leads in a rose seminar and pruning workshop.
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Annual Rose Seminar 2019

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Past Events

Citrus Tasting

Citrus Tasting

Feb 24, 10:00am - Feb 25, 3:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

This is a 2 day citrus tasting event that is free to attend. The tasting will take place after we have received our first large citrus truck of spring. We will have varieties available to taste that we carry.

104 interested
Annual Rose Seminar with Pruning Workshop

Annual Rose Seminar with Pruning Workshop

Jan 20, 10:00am - Jan 20, 12:30pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us on a beautiful Saturday morning as Katie Lasseter (ACNP) leads in a rose seminar and pruning workshop.

22 interested  ·  3 going
Fundraiser event in the garden

Fundraiser event in the garden

Oct 21, 11:00am - Oct 21, 5:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Pima Paws for Life will be here with a booth promoting their shelter and some of sales for our day will be donated to the organization They will be just down the road at petsmart with a lot of dogs waiting to go home!

54 interested  ·  9 going
Two day Spring Citrus Tasting

Two day Spring Citrus Tasting

Feb 25, 10:00am - Feb 26, 3:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us for our two day citrus tasting event starting on February 25 from 10-12pm and February 26 from 12-2pm. We will have all varieties for citrus we sell available for tasting. The event will be held after our first citrus trucks of spring have arrived to give customers the best choice of citrus we have to offer. Staff will be available for any and all questions!

62 interested  ·  4 going
Annual Rose Seminar

Annual Rose Seminar

Jan 21, 10:00am - Jan 21, 12:30pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us as Katie Lasseter shows you how to care and grow roses in our unique desert climate. As well as a pruning demonstration.

16 interested  ·  2 going
Fall Citrus Seminar

Fall Citrus Seminar

Sep 17, 9:00am - Sep 17, 1:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us for a free event learning about how to grow and enjoy citrus in the desert! Katie Lasseter will be giving the talk. We should have a nice selection for you to choose from to add to your very own home garden!

37 interested  ·  7 going
Annual Rose Seminar

Annual Rose Seminar

Jan 23, 10:30am - Jan 23, 1:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us as Katie Lasseter guides you on how to properly care for rose in the desert, and shows you how to prune your roses!

5 interested  ·  4 going
Itty Bitty Chili Fest

Itty Bitty Chili Fest

Sep 19, 9:00am - Sep 19, 5:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

We would like to show our appreciation for our hot gardening friends that have toughed it out with us through the heat and humidity this summer! Join us for Rillito Nursery and Rillito Nursery & Garden Center's first EVER Itty Bitty Chili-Fest and customer appreciation day! Can't make it to Hatch? That's ok we are bringing a little bit of the annual Chili-Fest right to your door! The smell of roasted chilies from Doobie's Roasted Chilies will fill the air, Jackie's Food Court will be serving up chili themed eats and Andrew Duy from Grafted Growers will be here to teach us why we should all be growing grafted vegetables in the desert! Sample and vote on the staff's best salsa recipe. Get your kiddo's to enter the chili coloring contest and try your luck against the Scoville Scale For Peppers and see if you can take the heat! Itty Bitty Chili-Fest Saturday September 19th from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Grafted Growers Andrew Duy "Why Go Grafted?" from 10:00 am - 11:00 am Jackie's Food Court 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Doobie's Roasted Chilies 9:00 am - 3:00 pm... See MoreSee Less

7 interested  ·  33 going
Seed Saturday (Friday too!)

Seed Saturday (Friday too!)

Feb 27, 10:00am - Feb 28, 3:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Round up the kiddos for more fun in the garden!! We will be showing the kids how to plant their very own seeds again with a flower, herb, or veggie for them to take home and grow. We will provide (at no charge) a 4 inch recycled pot, soil, and seed to each participating child.

3 interested  ·  9 going
Rose Care Workshop

Rose Care Workshop

Jan 24, 10:00am - Jan 24, 12:30pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Learn how to grow and care for your own beautiful roses here in the desert!

1 going
Composting "Worm" Shop

Composting "Worm" Shop

Sep 27, 9:00am - Sep 27, 12:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Linda Leigh of Vermillion Wormery will be here to teach the different methods of successfully composting organic household waste for use in the garden!

5 interested  ·  8 going
Seed Saturday

Seed Saturday

Aug 16, 8:30am - Aug 16, 5:30pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Bring the kids for some fun in the garden! We will help them plant some seeds of their own! Pots, seeds, and soil will be provided free to each participating child!

3 interested  ·  18 going
Citrus Seminar & Fruit Tasting

Citrus Seminar & Fruit Tasting

Feb 22, 10:30am - Feb 22, 1:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us to learn which of your favorite citrus will work best in your yard and how to best take care of them.

3 going
Annual Rose Pruning Workshop

Annual Rose Pruning Workshop

Jan 25, 10:30am - Jan 25, 1:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us to learn how to properly prune, fertilize and care for roses in our desert climate.

1 going
Growing Citrus in the Sonoran Desert

Growing Citrus in the Sonoran Desert

Sep 14, 9:00am - Sep 14, 12:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us as we discuss choosing the right citrus, preparing the soil and proper planting, soil amendments and fertilizing.

1 going
Vegetable Gardening Seminar

Vegetable Gardening Seminar

Aug 24, 9:00am - Aug 24, 12:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us to learn how to grow your own food! It is easier than you think!! Our very own Chelsea Ginn will discuss all you need to know to get started on your very own garden.

2 interested  ·  10 going
Growing Citrus in the Desert

Growing Citrus in the Desert

Mar 2, 10:30am - Mar 2, 1:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us to find out from the expert how to select the best citrus for your yard! Our guest speaker will be Mark Loghry from Sunset Citrus Nursery in Yuma, Arizona. Fruit tasting to follow.

1 interested
Annual Rose Seminar

Annual Rose Seminar

Jan 19, 10:30am - Jan 19, 1:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us Saturday 1/19/13 to find out just how easy it is to grow beautiful roses in Tucson! Bring a friend and learn how to prune, fertilize, and care for roses in our wonderful Tucson climate!!

3 going
3rd Annual Plant Pink! to raise money for Susan G. Komen Foundation

3rd Annual Plant Pink! to raise money for Susan G. Komen Foundation

Sep 29, 8:00am - Sep 29, 7:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us for more fun in the garden as we raise money in the fight to find a cure for breast cancer! Proceeds from selected items will go to the Southern Arizona chapter of Susan G. Komen Foundation.

4 going
Fall Vegetable Gardening Seminar

Fall Vegetable Gardening Seminar

Sep 8, 10:30am - Sep 8, 2:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Whether you have a big backyard, small yard, or just a patio, you can grow your own food! Join us and find out how!!

1 interested  ·  7 going
Spring Herb Seminar

Spring Herb Seminar

Mar 31, 10:30am - Mar 31, 1:30pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us as Jacqueline Soule, PhD. talks about which herbs are best for the Spring and Summer and how to care for them. She is the author of "Father Kino's Herbs Growing and Using Them Today".

1 going
Growing Citrus in the Desert

Growing Citrus in the Desert

Feb 18, 10:30am - Feb 18, 2:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us to find out how to select the best citrus for your yard. Fruit tasting to follow!!

2 going
Annual Rose Pruning Workshop

Annual Rose Pruning Workshop

Jan 21, 10:30am - Jan 21, 2:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

We will provide all the information that you will need in order to properly grow, prune, fertilize, and care for your roses! We will also talk about pest management and the new varieties of roses that are available this year!

3 going
Book Signing & Herb Seminar with Jacqueline Soule

Book Signing & Herb Seminar with Jacqueline Soule

Oct 29, 10:30am - Oct 29, 2:00pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Jacqueline Soule will be presenting her latest book, 'Father Kino's Herb's: Growing & Using Them Today'. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and for her to sign. Soule will also be giving a brief seminar on growing and using the herbs discussed in her book.

1 interested
Exclusive Low Water Use Plants That'll Rock Your World!

Exclusive Low Water Use Plants That'll Rock Your World!

Oct 12, 10:30am - Oct 12, 1:30pm

Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
6303 N La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ  85741 Map

Join us Wednesday morning for an in-depth talk about low water use plants that give tons of color, feed the hummingbirds, and survive our Tucson climate!

2nd Annual Plant Pink! to raise money for Susan G. Komen Foundation

2nd Annual Plant Pink! to raise money for Susan G. Komen Foundation

Sep 24, 8:00am - Sep 24, 7:30pm

Join us for more fun in the garden as we raise money in the fight to find a cure for breast cancer! Proceeds (10%-75%) from selected items will go to the Southern AZ Susan G. Komen Foundation. See you there!

Book signing with Steve Rivera

Book signing with Steve Rivera

Feb 5, 10:30am - Feb 5, 1:30pm

Join us on a beautiful Saturday morning as Steve Rivera, a Tucson sports journalism icon presents his new book, University of Arizona Basketball Vault.

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