Author - Cricket

Classes

Preserving Your Harvest

Date and Price Coming Soon Let’s can something! Join me for the basics of water bath canning. We will go over equipment, methods, and safety practices to make your harvest last. This is a hands-on class that will send you...

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Classes

Backyard Beekeeping

Date and Price Coming Soon Join me for this overview class on how to keep bees in your own backyard. You will gain practical knowledge of what a typical year of beekeeping is like in Phoenix, and leave this course with a solid...

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Garden Grow

Compost Made in 24 Hours!

Compost in 24 hours… Seriously!   The first time I met Jessica Marquardt was when she was an intern in the Master Gardener class I was mentoring. It was funny because I happened to be managing a hands-on station all...

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Harvest Recipes

Spicy Armenian Cucumber Salad

Anyone who gardens in the summer in Phoenix knows that regular cucumbers fry in our triple digit temperatures. But Armenian Cucumbers, which by the way are actually melons, thrive. Plant them in the late spring or early summer...

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