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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 [...]

How To Set Up Drip Irrigation and Irrigation Timers for Vertical Wall Gardens

In our new video blog post, Alex from Flower Street Urban Gardens shows you how irrigation timers can work in your vertical wall garden to keep your plants moist and growing beautifully.  Setting up irrigation timers to water your garden, Alex suggests, is really the way to go. All of the Flower Street Urban Gardens come [...]

Remembering When Jake Mace Visited Flower Street Urban Gardens

In this blog, we’re looking back a few years in another throwback video. About five years ago, we at Flower Street Urban Gardens had a visit from a well-known YouTuber known as Jake Mace, The Vegan Athlete. He had amassed a following of people attracted to his vegan-fitness videos, as well as his pursuits in gardening [...]

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 [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.