Albuquerque Gardening Resources

Information

ABQ Master Gardeners
The Albuquerque Master Gardeners are community volunteers trained in horticulture by the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service. They have up-to-date information about plant botany, plant diseases, growing fruits and vegetables, caring for your lawn, growing roses and more.
Website: abqmastergardeners.org
Frequently Asked Questions: abqmastergardeners.org/faqs
Hotline:  (505) 292-7144 or (505) 243-1386 (9:30am to 2:30pm daily, March-October)
Ask a question online: abqmastergardeners.org/public-ask-an-expert

New Mexico State University
Marisa Y. Thompson, PhD, is the Extension Horticulture Specialist, in the Department of Extension Plant Sciences at the New Mexico State University Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center.

Yard & Garden Archives: aces.nmsu.edu/ces/yard/archives/index.html
Publications: aces.nmsu.edu/pubs
How-To Videos: aces.nmsu.edu/ces/yard/howtovideo/index.html
Desert Blooms Blog: nmsudesertblooms.blogspot.com

Albuquerque Gardening Calendar
Website: abqmastergardeners.org/index.php/resources/albuquerque-gardening-calendar

New Mexico Rare Plants
Website: nmrareplants.unm.edu

Tree New Mexico
Website: treenm.org

ABQ-BernCo Seed Library
Website: abqlibrary.org/seeds

Societies/Clubs/Non-Profits

Albuquerque Rose Society
Website: albuquerquerose.com

ABQ Backyard Refuge Program
Website: friendsofvalledeoro.org/abq-backyard-refuge

Cactus & Succulent Society of New Mexico
Website: new-mexico.cactus-society.org

Native Plant Society of New Mexico
Website: npsnm.org/

Xeric Garden Club of Albuquerque
Website: xericgardenclub.org

Food is Free Albuquerque
Website: fifabq.org

ABQ Master Composters
Website: bernalilloextension.nmsu.edu/mastercomposter/

Authors/Books

Judith Phillips
Website: judithphillipsdesignoasis.com

Baker Morrow

Down To Earth

 

Places

Albuquerque Garden Center
Location: 10120 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112

Website: albuquerquegardencenter.org

ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden
Location: 2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

Website: cabq.gov/artsculture/biopark/garden

Rio Grande Community Farm
Location: 1701 Montaño Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Website: riograndefarm.org

Events

Parade of Gardens
2021 Event: Sunday, June 13

Website: paradeofgardensinabq.com/

Placitas Garden Tour
2021 Event: Sunday, September 19

Website: placitasgardentour.com