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Arizona Garden in August

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

What to do in your Arizona garden in August: Prepare your Arizona garden in August for fall planting by removing spent summer-heat loving vegetables and adding fresh compost to the soil.   August is a great time for a monsoon planting of several summer vegetables to take advantage of the rain and higher humidity of the […]

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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

4 questions to ask when planting citrus

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. 1. Do I want to eat this for the next 20 years? Citrus trees are […]

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Labeling Trees: The Last Step in Planting

The one thing you must do when you plant a tree

Once you’ve planted it, don’t forget to label your tree. You planted the right tree in the right location, well done! Don’t forget to label your tree, it’s the last (but often overlooked) step when you plant a tree. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links See my disclosure policy for more information. Why should I label my […]

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