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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 [...]

Six Steps to Install Your Vertical Garden

In today’s blog post, we’ll take you through the steps to successfully install your hanging vertical garden from Flower Street Urban Gardens.  You can read along here in our directions. We also recommend that you follow along in the video clip below for visual clues you might need. If you’ve already purchased a vertical hanging garden from [...]

Create a Beautiful Backyard

With the blazing hot Arizona summer of 2020 behind us, fall/winter is in our midst, and once again, we can focus on entertaining friends and family in the backyard. Is your backyard garden looking its best?  We all want an efficient, expertly-managed backyard garden filled with flowers, plants, and vegetables. But how many of us are [...]

Backyard Gardens Fall/Winter Planting Season Guide

In Phoenix, Arizona, where Flower Street Urban Gardens is based, there are two optimal growing seasons every year: one in the spring, the other in the fall.  Tradition says that come October, the temperatures are cool enough for people to start planting seeds for the fall/winter flowers and vegetables. But like other things this year, that [...]

Backyard Vertical Gardening

Are you someone who’s interested in gardening, but would prefer not to get down on your hands and knees at ground level to develop your own backyard garden?  Well, we have an answer for you - vertical gardens. These are gardens built with strong, western red-cedar wood, (which weather and rot-resistant) bracketed together to create lateral [...]

The Joy of Indoor Gardening

While indoor gardening has been around for years, it’s certainly taken off in new interest and popularity in 2020. As the pandemic has forced more people to stay at home, the urge to get our hands off the keypads and into dirt and soil seems to have mushroomed! At Flower Street Urban Gardens, we love indoor [...]

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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.