June 2022 Arizona Gardening Tips

July 2022 Arizona Gardening Tips

Tip of The Month Had trouble with fungi or nematodes in your garden? This is the time to take care of them. Prepare the bed for fall planting now. Add fertilizer and organic matter, water, and then cover with a large piece of at least 4 mil clear plastic (an old shower curtain works great). Use…

June 2022 Arizona Gardening Tips

June 2022 Arizona Gardening Tips

June is probably the most difficult period for many plants because of the long days, high temperatures, and low humidity. Ineffective water management is the number one cause of death of landscape plants in the Valley, and, believe it or not, it is more frequently from over watering than under watering. You can reduce your…

What To Plant In December & Gardening Tips

December 2021 Gardening Tips

Is it cold weather yet? The very first half of December is considered to be mild, but the cold weather may hit hard during the second part of the month. Any type of frost sensitive plants that are in containers need to be brought in to be covered. You want to make sure that you…

Vegetable Planting Calendar for Maricopa County, AZ

Types of Nursery in Agriculture and Horticulture

In agriculture and horticulture, there are 15 different types of nurseries. A nursery is a plot of land dedicated to propagating plants, providing initial nutrients, growing young seedlings, and eventually selling them for transplanting in commercial agriculture, horticulture, or hobby gardening, such as Kitchen Gardening. Depending on the sort of nursery, the final phase (selling)…

June 2022 Arizona Gardening Tips

July 2021 Arizona Gardening Tips

Tip of The Month Had trouble with fungi or nematodes in your garden? This is the time to take care of them. Prepare the bed for fall planting now. Add fertilizer and organic matter, water, and then cover with a large piece of at least 4 mil clear plastic (an old shower curtain works great). Use…

February 2021 Gardening Tips

February 2021 Gardening Tips

What to plant in February: Summer-flowering bulbs, and pre-chilled hyacinth and hybrid tulip bulbs Cool-season succulents Succulents with a summer dormancy should be planted by mid-month Bare root grapes and containerized deciduous fruit trees Ornamental grasses (after danger of frost is past) Spring and summer flowering perennials Bare-root roses (through mid-month) Frost-tender shrubs – begin…

What To Plant In December & Gardening Tips

December 2020 Gardening Tips

Is it cold weather yet? The very first half of December is considered to be mild, but the cold weather may hit hard during the second part of the month. Any type of frost sensitive plants that are in containers need to be brought in to be covered. You want to make sure that you…

June Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips for June In Arizona

June is probably the most difficult period for many plants because of the long days, high temperatures, and low humidity. Ineffective water management is the number one cause of death of landscape plants in the Valley, and, believe it or not, it is more frequently from over watering than under watering. You can reduce your…