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Volunteer Days resume June 7th

Wednesdays & Thursdays @ 8:00am – 11:00am
Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens, 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 + Google Map
Volunteers play an integral role in the daily management of the garden. We provide learning opportunities for our volunteers and strive to highlight the unique skills and passions of involved community members…

Water Smart Gardening Classes

Ongoing
Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens, 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 + Google Map
The DOTG is hosting a number of ongoing WaterSmart Classes on Gardening, Drip Irrigation, and Xeriscape, for the ABC Water Utility Authority. Attendees can get a water-bill rebate for each topic they attend!

Catch us at the NE Farmer’s Market!

Tuesdays @ 3:00pm – 6:00pm
SW corner of Albuquerque Academy campus, 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 + Google Map
Stop by our stand at the ABQ Northeast Farmer’s Market and get your hands on the weekly harvests!

Blog

Worldwide Travelers: Transferring Crops from Similar Climates

By: Andrew Pick-Roth When planting in the desert, getting your crop to thrive isn’t always a guarantee, let alone getting it to survive. Plants that make their home here have ...
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Beat the Heat: Keeping Plants Alive at the Height of Summer

By: Elisabeth Lawton This past June saw a merciless heat wave sweep through the country, particularly the southwest region of the United States. Here in New Mexico, we reached temperatures ...
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Bottled Sunlight: Making Calendula Salve

By: Tanya Hebert In the middle of winter it can be difficult to remember the vibrant colors of the calendula plant.  The deep oranges, yellows and even whites of this ...
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