Growdown!: Tucson Botanical Gardens

Posts about the Tucson Botanical Gardens, Growdown! March 21-24th, 2013

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Arizona Illustrated Growdown! Video

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This video does a great job of showing off all of our work at the Growdown! Tony Paniaqua and Steve...

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Growdown! Report: Day Three

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We finished it! A huge thanks to Marc White at Casa Blanca Horticultural Services, Chris Drake at Drakebuilt Projects, and...

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Growdown! Report: Day Two

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I’m too tired to write much, but here are some photos of our garden. I couldn’t do this without the...

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Growdown! Report: Day One

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“It’s on like Donkey Kong!”, or as my assistant Amy Belk says, “the growdown is on in Tucsontown!”¬†¬†Whatever the case,...

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Growdown! Report: Master of Steel, Chris Drake

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If you visit the Drake Built Projects garage, you are likely to see sparks flying and hear Metallica or maybe...

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Growdown! Report: The Divine Ms. Debra Raeber

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Call me a snob, but I just can’t endorse a garden with lots of plants displayed in black plastic nursery...

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Growdown! Report: Nursery Stops, Part One

The centerpiece of my design is a large beaked yucca (Yucca rostrata) grown in Cochise, Arizona by Mountain States Wholesale...

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Growdown! Report: Fifty Shades of Silver

My Own Fifty Shades I know almost nothing about the”50 shades of…” erotic novel, except that lots of women seem...

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Growdown! Report: Nursery Stops, Part Two, A Visit to Starr Nursery

I’ve spent months in a truck driving around Mexico with Greg Starr looking for oddball succulent plants, and I think...

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