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Hanging Garden Installation on Wooden Fence at Cornish Pasty in Flagstaff

Flower Street Urban Gardens has been working with the Cornish Pasty in Phoenix for quite a few years now and recently got the opportunity to create hanging gardens to complement their beautiful new outdoor dining deck space at their restaurant in Flagstaff.  The installation in Flagstaff is quite different than the downtown Phoenix installation which has [...]

How Much Soil is Needed for your Vertical Garden?

Hi, it's Alex, owner, and creator of Flower Street Urban Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona. In today’s video, I’ll share information about how much garden soil is needed for your vertical garden.  Getting the right amount of garden soil into your vertical hanging garden is an important feature for your success. I recommend using high-quality potting soil.  [...]

Hardware Kits for Installing Hanging Vertical Garden

Hi, it's Alex, owner, and creator of Flower Street Urban Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona. In this video, we’re going to look at the hardware kits for your hanging vertical garden. When you order a vertical hanging garden from Flower Street Urban Gardens, your hardware kit will come with all the hardware you need for the garden’s [...]

Installing the Irrigation System in your Hanging Garden

Hi, it's Alex, owner and creator of Flower Street Urban Gardens in Phoenix. In this video, I share info about installing the irrigation system for your hanging garden.  Each of our gardens comes with an irrigation kit for use inside your vertical garden. It consists of some simple materials, like a ¼ inch spaghetti line with [...]

Assembling Your Vertical Garden

Hi, it's Alex, owner and creator of Flower Street Urban Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona. In today’s video, I want to show you how to assemble your vertical garden. You’ve already decided on the size of your vertical garden. You know if you will use bolt-on brackets to attach to a wall, or simply hang the tiers [...]

Choosing Between Bolt-On Brackets or Wall Hanging Bracket for Your Vertical Garden

Hi, it's Alex, owner and creator of Flower Street Urban Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona. I want to share with you some exciting things we have ongoing. In the video clip below, I describe the two key types of brackets in our wall garden bracket system that you can use for hanging your vertical garden on a [...]

Southwest Gardening in the Fall and Arizona Planting Guide

If you’re new to Phoenix, Arizona or other cities and towns around the greater Phoenix metro area, you’re not alone. Our metro area has experienced enormous growth in population, and that could be a boon for the southwest gardening industry.   Major Population Growth Over the past decade from 2010-2020, Phoenix added 163,000 more residents. That’s the [...]

Brighten Your Restaurant with Vertical Garden Walls

If you’re a restaurant owner or know someone who is, you understand the importance of a restaurant’s aesthetics and physical appearance to customers. People want to enjoy their drinks and meals in a creatively put-together environment. A pleasing appearance radiates the integrity of the restaurant, its menus, and its designer.  That’s where Flower Street Urban Gardens [...]

Video Flashback – Flower Street’s Vertical Wall Gardens on Growing Your Greens 

Flower Street Urban Gardens is an urban oasis in the middle of Phoenix, AZ, where we build and ship our vertical wall gardens all over the country. A few years ago, we hosted John from Growing Your Greens to do one of his episodes in our garden backyard in Phoenix, AZ.  John’s channel is one of [...]

Planting the Three Sisters in Your Backyard Vegetable Garden

In our new video blog post, Alex from Flower Street Urban Gardens describes the Three Sisters type of gardening as you’re planting your backyard vegetable garden.  The ‘three sisters’ style of planting is a traditional form of agriculture once used by Native Americans, who incorporated intercropping strategies to plant beans, corn, and squash together. This is [...]

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