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Garden Hacks: 9 Simple Tips for the Garden #gardening #howtogarden #gardenhacks

Garden Hacks: 9 Simple Tips for the Garden

Garden Hacks: 9 Simple Tips for the Garden It is important to make the most of your time in the garden. These ‘garden hacks’ will make your soil and plants happier and healthier in less time. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. Garden Hack #1: The best way to use […] Read more…

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

Arizona Garden in August

Low desert Arizona garden in August What grows in low desert Arizona gardens in August? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona.  What to do in your low desert Arizona garden in August Prepare your Arizona garden in August for fall planting by removing spent summer-heat loving vegetables and […] Read more…

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How to grow sunflowers #sunflowers #gardening #howtogrowsunflowers

How to Grow Sunflowers

It’s hard to see a sunflower blooming and not smile. Sunflowers are a great addition to a summer garden. Take advantage of the unique characteristics of sunflowers and put them to work in your garden. Learning how to grow sunflowers is easy, and finding new ways to incorporate them in to your garden is a […] Read more…

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Arizona Gardening in July #gardening #desertgardening #howtogarden

Arizona Gardening in July

Low Desert Arizona Garden in July Wondering about low desert Arizona gardening in July? All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona this month. Gardening in Arizona in July can be difficult; planting the right plants in the right location at the right time and watering them correctly is critical for success.  […] Read more…

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How to Grow I'itoi Onions #howtogrowonions #iitoionion #gardening #heirloomvegetable

How to Grow I’itoi Onions

Learn how to grow I’itoi onions, one of the easiest vegetables to plant and grow. Today, this once little known and nearly extinct vegetable is enjoying a resurgence in popularity as home gardeners and commercial growers alike appreciate the ease of growing and delicious flavor of I’itoi onions. I’itoi onions (pronounced “EE-toy”) have a long […] Read more…

Sherman Library and Gardens #shermangarden #garden #gardentour #flowergarden #coronadelmar #garden #destinationgarden #newportbeach

Sherman Library and Gardens

What’s Growing in Sherman Library and Gardens Sherman Library and Gardens, near Newport Beach, California, boasts a collection with more than 1500 plants ranging from exotic vegetation from tropical climates, to rare cacti and succulents from desert regions. There is something for everyone in this gem of a garden, right off Pacific Coast Highway in […] Read more…

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5 Tips for a Successful Square Foot Garden #gardening #squarefootgarden #gardentips

5 Tips for a Successful Square Foot Garden

Ten years ago I bought my first gardening book, “All New Square Foot Gardening”, by Mel Bartholomew. I read it cover to cover, and then read it again. This book made gardening easy to understand, with clear steps to get started and be successful.  I followed Mel’s advice, and ten years later I still believe […] Read more…

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Five Tips For Growing Carrots #growingcarrots #howtogrowcarrots #organicgarden #carrots #howto #gardening #quicktips #organicgardening

Five Tips for Growing Carrots

Growing carrots is something to add to your bucket list. There’s nothing like pulling a homegrown carrot from the earth, rinsing it with a hose, and eating it in the garden. Nothing beats the flavor of a freshly-picked carrot. Grocery store carrots can’t compare. Learn how to grow carrots with these five tips. How to Grow […] Read more…

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What to Grow and Plant Arizona Garden June #arizonagarden #arizona #garden #june #garden

What Grows in Arizona Gardens in June

What grows in low desert Arizona gardens in June? I’ll show you. All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona this month.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. Vegetables in the low desert Arizona garden in June Birdhouse gourds are growing up the tallest ladder. The ladder is […] Read more…

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Best Arizona Gardening Books

5 Best Arizona Gardening Books

Bookstores are full of garden books suited for other climates, but the 5 best Arizona gardening books share the wisdom of experienced gardeners in the low desert of Arizona.  Although Arizona’s climate seems severe (it is at times), it is an outstanding climate for gardening. Learn more about summer gardening in Arizona in this post. Gardening year-round […] Read more…

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