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Events

Land & Water Summit

February 24, 2017 @ 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Land & Water Summit, Sheraton Albuquerque

Student leaders from Albuquerque Academy will share their experiences, challenges, and successes in the garden from building pollinator gardens, sequestering carbon, implementing intensive rainwater catchment systems, to cultivating heirloom vegetables…

Water Smart Gardening Classes

March & April
Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens, 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 + Google Map

The DOTG will be host to several WaterSmart Classes on Gardening, Drip Irrigation, and Xeriscape, for the ABC Water Utility Authority. Attendees can get a water-bill rebate!

Local Garden Fest & Plant Sale!

Saturday, April 29 @ 10:00am – 2:00pm
Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens, 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 + Google Map

img_6044-sqJoin us for a celebration of all things local, sustainable, edible, and growing! We will have hundreds of different veggies, herbs, flowers, and native plants for sale along with hand-crafted body-care products. Plus garden experts and other local vendors and free compost!

Blog

Encouraging Mycorrhizal Growth in Soil to Conserve Water

In order to conserve water in our garden, it is recommended to encourage mycorrhizal growth. But, first off, what is mycorrhiza? Mycorrhiza is a type of fungus that has developed ...
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Abundance in the Desert: The Beauty of Winter Storms

While winter storms provided a unique set of challenges, they often bring with them a blessing: water. The past few weeks have been exceptionally moist here in New Mexico. Rainfall ...
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Gardening on the Dark Side

While winter may not officially arrive until the middle of the month, frosted plants and frozen ground are sure signs of its arrival. Our winter greens are still cozy under ...
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