"Matt beat me to it!
If you sign up for Watershed Management Group's Phoenix Action Bulletin you will get a weekly email on upcoming opportunities. The Co-op is where you can get some hands-on skills. It is free to join the Co-op and free to attend…"
"Fowl Pox most likely, there are both wet and dry versions. Google a bit to see which one you might have. Dry fowl pox it seems to run it's course and clear up on its own. Spread by mosquitos, pretty common."
"The best way to garden here is directly in the ground, not raised beds, unless you are in a really rocky area up on the mountain. Sunken beds hold moisture better in our climate, and all that is really needed is adding organic matter, 50% compost to…"
"Sorry for your loss. This time of year is so rough for hens and they are pretty fragile birds. Especially older hens. We use large terra-cotta saucers (like the ones you use under huge pots) raised up a bit on cinder blocks. We change out the water…"
"Scottsdale Community Garden Club http://www.scottsdalecommunitygarden.com
There is another one in S. Scottsdale that just opened up at a church off of Hayden Rd. near Oak too.
The CommunityGarden.org site is not very up to date, BTW.
"This looks like a great large scale project. Take lots of photos before, and I know personally I would love to see what the site looks like in a year, 2 years, 3 years etc.
Very cool that some of the heavy lifting was done by tractor…appropriate use…"