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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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.