Fruit Trees

How to Grow Strawberries

How to Grow Strawberries #strawberries #arizonagardening #howtogrowstrawberries

Learn how to grow your own strawberries and pick them at the peak of ripeness and flavor right out of the garden. Grocery store strawberries can’t compare in taste and sweetness – the sugar in strawberries begins turning to starch after picking. Find a spot with full sun in your garden and learn how to […]

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3 Tips for Juicing Oranges

Three tips for juicing oranges #juicing #orangejuice #oranges #citrus

Here in the citrus corridor, we are blessed with an abundance of citrus. One of the best ways to preserve the bounty is by juicing the oranges for fresh-squeezed orange juice. I could list some of the health benefits of orange juice (vitamin C, vitamin A, thiamin, folate, potassium, fiber, proteins, copper, magnesium, flavonoids, hesperidin, […]

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Types of Citrus Trees – Varieties of Citrus

TYPES OF CITRUS TREES – VARIETIES OF CITRUS - Which type of citrus should I plant - #choosingcitrus #citrus

The orange is one of the most popular fruits in the world. Learn more about types of citrus trees including oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and more. Some are sweet, some are sour, and others add a unique flavor not found anywhere else. One of the three original Washington navel oranges planted in 1873 is still producing […]

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Arizona Garden in August

Arizona Garden in August #arizonagardening #arizonagarden #augustgarden #gardening #gardenlist

What grows in Arizona gardens in August? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona.  We garden year-round in Arizona, but we can’t grow everything all year. Take a look at what’s growing this month, and let me know in the comments what’s growing in your garden.  What to […]

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How and Why to Thin Fruit Trees

How to Thin Fruit Trees and Why You Should #fruittrees#howtogarden#howtogrowfruittrees#gardening#peachtrees#peaches#garden#thinningfruit

Have you ever thought… “My peach tree only produces small hard fruit.”  Or… “My apple tree’s fruit tastes good, but all the fruit are so small!” Properly thinning your fruit trees can change the tree from one that’s nice to look at to one whose fruit you look forward to and enjoy! Most fruit trees set […]

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Planting Citrus: 4 Questions to Ask

Questions to ask when planting citrus #whichtypeofcitrus

The sweet-smelling blossoms, year-round greenery and tasty fruit of citrus trees are easy to love. If you live in an area warm enough to plant citrus (normally USDA Zones 8-11), the hard part is deciding which citrus tree to plant. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 1. Do I want […]

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