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Vertical Wall Gardens with Flower Street Urban Gardens

Hi, Alex here from Flower Street Urban Gardens. I wanted to share a short video that was made a few years ago about our vertical gardens and how it all got started.  As I recount in the clip, about a decade ago my father started to live with us, and I wanted to create a useful [...]

Pruning and Thinning Your Fruit Trees – Part 2

Last month, our video blog post highlighted some tips and insights on how to prune and thin a peach tree in your backyard. Now in mid-March, the calendar shows it’s time for spring, so we wanted to share Part 2 of our video below, in which I provide some strategies to help you protect your peach [...]

How to Prune and Thin Your Peach Tree This Spring

One of the wonderful things about living in Arizona is having the ability to grow beautiful fruit trees, and see them grow their fruits in the early part of the year. In the video below, I share some tips on how to thin your peach tree. The one in the video is a five-gallon tree that [...]

Winterize Your Vertical Garden

Winter is upon us in the great southwest USA! The days are chilly and gray and sometimes filled with the occasional rain, sleet, and snow. Recent stormy weather in Arizona has shown just that.  Additionally, the nighttime temperatures have dipped into the freezing zone. Temperatures that dip down into the 30s can wreak havoc over time [...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Garden

It’s time to start a New Year! We’re excited for the winter gardening months ahead in the great Southwest USA. We hope you’re able to enjoy somewhat mild winter weather where you are and spend some time in the garden. Then you can enjoy the benefits of gardening for your body and mind!  In this blog [...]

Health Benefits of Gardening

Gardening is increasingly being viewed as a healthy, beneficial activity that can drive physical and mental benefits to your brain and body, as well as even replenishing your emotional state, too.  When you create a backyard garden to grow your own fruits and vegetables, you are using a wide array of your natural talents to put [...]

Family Gardening in Quarantine

We’re nearing the end of the year, and it’s been a transitional year for just about everyone. One trend we’ve seen this year among our customers is a return to simpler pursuits during a time of lockdowns and quarantine. That includes gardening as a family activity.  Through this lockdown year, gardening at home and in our [...]

Growing Food in a Backyard Vegetable Garden

One of the fun and exciting things about having a vertical hanging vegetable garden is the versatility that the garden affords you. You can grow plants that sprout with bright flowers or start to grow your own herbs and vegetables in a hanging garden.  Nutritious food like fruits, vegetables, and herbs produce good fiber, offer sufficient [...]

Protect Your Plants

Thanks for visiting the Flower Street Urban Gardens blog! We’re here to share some great gardening ideas and sensible tips using our patented vertical garden system. Above all, we’re here to make your gardening easier and more enjoyable.  In this post, we want to talk about preserving your young new fall-winter plants. If you saw our [...]

Answers to Common Questions About Vertical Hanging Gardens

Each week, folks call in asking questions about our vertical hanging gardens. We wanted to share some of the common questions we get at our new blog post. If you’re thinking about starting an urban garden this fall/winter here in Arizona (or other warm winter states). Check out our blog and our website to get started! [...]

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