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AZRFG Spring Plant Sale

Time: March 17, 2012 from 8am to 2pm
Location: University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Maricopa County Office
Street: 4341 E. Broadway
City/Town: Phoenix, AZ
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Event Type: other
Organized By: Arizona Rare Fruit Growers
Latest Activity: Mar 15, 2012

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Event Description

Please join us this Saturday to kick-off your St Paddy’s Day and get some GREEN for your yard!

The Arizona Rare Fruit Growers (AZRFG)

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

8:00 am to 2:00 pm

at the Maricopa County Cooperative Extension Office

4341 E Broadway Rd, Phoenix AZ 85040


Great Trees & Plants  *  Free Classes  *  Fresh Lemonade

(what more could you ask for?)

 Grown in our greenhouse & by AZRFG members:

  • Pomegranates (Central Asian and Mid-Eastern varieties)
  • Bananas
  • Strawberry Guava
  • Hawaiian Papaya
  • Citrus
  • Blackberry
  • Pitahaya (Dragonfruit)
  • Loquat
  • Sapote
  • Moringa
  • China Honey and Brown Turkey  Figs
  • Mulberry
  • Ice Cream Bean
  • and more fruiting plants!

Also, if you are still looking for some deciduous fruiting trees to round out your orchard - Apple, Pear, Peach, Plum, Apricot Trees and Grapes will be available
to benefit Harvest for Humanity (

Classes (free!):

9:00am  - Growing Pomegranates in Arizona
                              with Patrick Hallman (as featured in Phoenix Home & Garden, Feb 2012)

10:00am  -  Grafting demonstration & lecture
                              with Monty Palmer, AZRFG Vice President  2012
11:00am  -  Growing Tropicals in the Desert, 
                              with Jim Oravetz, Past AZRFG President and Master Gardener Trainer

And, in anticipation of our crazy hot summer, the hydro-crystal "powered"

Chill Factor HATS are back!
$13 w/neck cover   *   $10 w/o 

The Green Team 4H Club will be squeezing their fresh-picked lemons to make you some delicious lemonade - as they raise funds for their upcoming leadership camp!

We appreciate your support

Proceeds from the plant sale will fund the expansion of our research trial gardens and renovations for our greenhouse.

For more info, please contact David Rosenberg ( or visit our website at 

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