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John Carter
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  • Phoenix, AZ
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scott black fig root stock
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About three years back I bought a scott black fig tree at the annual VPA tree sale.  The second year it appear the tree just up and died.  Before I took it out I realized root stock survived and…Continue

Tags: rootstock, Fig

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Carter Aug 13, 2014.

desert delight nectarine
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My desert delight nectarine that I got at this years VPA tree sale never really took off.  It looked to be hanging by a thread for a while but everything finally turned brown.The root stalk (I think…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Brewer May 23, 2013.

desert delight nectarine
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I have had no buds starting yet on my desert delight nectarine tree that I got from this years tree sale. I had the fellow prune it so it would stay small.  That only left three small twigs for bud…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Powell Gammill Mar 10, 2013.

repurpose old cinder blocks

I need maybe 308 x 8 x16 cinder blocks to stack my rain barrels on.I was hoping someone had some in the central phoenix area and wanted to get rid of them. I can pick up John602 571 1538Continue

Started Oct 4, 2012


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Live and work in central corridor of phoenix. I want to reduce my footprint

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At 3:09am on April 24, 2012, David Kennedy said…

Hi John,

I haven't sold the rain barrel yet.  I saw your message about going to pick it up Sunday.  Sorry, we had a slight change of plans as our daughter was born Sunday morning, so I was unavailable.  If you would still like to buy it, please email me at



At 4:31pm on August 28, 2011, Mischa O'Reilly said…

Welcome to the Valley Permaculture Alliance, a local 501C3 non-profit education organization that offers classes, training, activities, tours, events and demonstrations on various aspects of sustainable living around the Greater Phoenix Valley. You can read more about the VPA on the ‘About Us’ page, and explore the many groups and resources this Ning “social networking site” has to offer, as well as customize your own Profile Page and connect with new like-minded friends.

We encourage you to browse the discussions, blogs, videos, comments to get a feel for our incredibly resourceful community, and to share your interests as well. There are many volunteer opportunities to assist with classes and events, so please let me know if you are interested in helping out when available.

We offer a variety of classes to our members on a donation basis (usually $10 to $25) that goes toward venue hard-costs, also to our experienced and knowledgeable instructors, as well as to support the non-profit in providing quality education for improving our health, our communities and environment. See what classes you may be interested in attending - and feel free to contact us with any questions.




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