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Learn to graft - Apple, Pear & Persimmon trees w/the AZ Rare Fruit Growers tomorrow morning (Sat, Mar 28th, 8am - 10:30am)
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There are more spots (and rootstock supply) available in Saturday 3-28 morning's grafting workshop with the Arizona Rare Fruit Growers!!​Hands-On Grafting:Apples, Pears & PersimmonsIn case you've…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by HobieCat Mar 27, 2015.

AZ Rare Fruit Growers Spring Sale Tomorrow!

Once again it's time for the annual Spring plant sale with the AZ Rare Fruit Growers and FriendsSaturday, March 14th from 8:00am - 1 PM.Also at the sale will be:Ask the Fruit Guy!  (Q&A table)The…Continue

Started Mar 13, 2015

Greenhouse for sale
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Hi Folks, We’ve decided to sell our greenhouse and use the space for a chicken coop and run. It’s an 8’ x 12’ STC Clearview.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by netty wisbaum Jun 4, 2016.

Seed Garlic
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Hi Folks,Does anybody have some seed garlic they can sell or share ? I'm a little late in ordering garlic and many places are sold out. I'm interested in trying some of the large porcelain types like…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by MaryMcP Oct 18, 2014.

 

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netty wisbaum replied to Mike Josic's discussion Greenhouse for sale
"is this still available?"
Jun 4, 2016
HobieCat replied to Mike Josic's discussion Learn to graft - Apple, Pear & Persimmon trees w/the AZ Rare Fruit Growers tomorrow morning (Sat, Mar 28th, 8am - 10:30am)
"We will be grafting tomorrow (3/28) from 8am - 10:30am at the Maricopa County Cooperative Extension: 4341 E Broadway Rd Phoenix AZ 85040 We will be in the rear (south-west corner) garden area next to the greenhouse. You can drive through the main…"
Mar 27, 2015
Mike Josic posted a discussion

Learn to graft - Apple, Pear & Persimmon trees w/the AZ Rare Fruit Growers tomorrow morning (Sat, Mar 28th, 8am - 10:30am)

There are more spots (and rootstock supply) available in Saturday 3-28 morning's grafting workshop with the Arizona Rare Fruit Growers!!​Hands-On Grafting:Apples, Pears & PersimmonsIn case you've got a couple of hours free Saturday morning and would like to start off your weekend honing your grafting skills AND creating some new trees for your yard -- join the AZ Rare Fruit Growers out in the garden areas of the County Cooperative Extension facility and learn how!  Your RSVP is not…See More
Mar 24, 2015
Mike Josic posted a discussion

AZ Rare Fruit Growers Spring Sale Tomorrow!

Once again it's time for the annual Spring plant sale with the AZ Rare Fruit Growers and FriendsSaturday, March 14th from 8:00am - 1 PM.Also at the sale will be:Ask the Fruit Guy!  (Q&A table)The AZ Herb Association (selling culinary herb plants and an assortment of scented geraniums!)Mesa - East Valley Rose Society (doing pruning and grafting demos)Heritage Rose Garden "Rosies" (tours of the facility's heritage rose orchard)Maricopa County Master Gardeners (learn about the Master Gardener…See More
Mar 13, 2015
Steve Enteman left a comment for Mike Josic
"Mike please call or text me about your greenhouse. Steve 602-433-7247. Thx."
Dec 28, 2014
Mike Josic posted a discussion

Greenhouse for sale

Hi Folks, We’ve decided to sell our greenhouse and use the space for a chicken coop and run. It’s an 8’ x 12’ STC Clearview.http://www.stcny.com/Green Houses/Green Houses.html Replacement parts are readily available from the manufacturer.I’ve used it for two seasons and it’s complete and in great shape. I’ve added 4 adjustable shelves, 2’ x 12’ which increase the growing surface area to 144 sq ft. This still leaves the entire…See More
Dec 23, 2014
MaryMcP replied to Mike Josic's discussion Seed Garlic
"Hi Mike,  I've had good luck with the garlic at CostCo.  I kept notes from someone who shared his harvest with me, pasted below: He purchased fresh garlic at either Trader Joe’s or CostCo.  Comes in a 2.5# mesh bag, company…"
Oct 18, 2014
Mike Josic replied to Mike Josic's discussion Seed Garlic
"Thanks for the recommendations. I like the large cloves so Susanville sounds like a good one to try."
Oct 17, 2014
Mike Josic replied to Mike Josic's discussion Seed Garlic
"Thanks for the offer Greg. I'll check out Filaree. I put in an order with Forever Yong farm for a couple of sampler packs. We'll see how they do. "
Oct 17, 2014
Judy replied to Mike Josic's discussion Seed Garlic
"I ordered garlic from Filaree Farm last year and I'm very pleased with what I got. I ordered 3 varieties, Susanville, Lorz Italian and Mild French. They all grew well but my favorite is Susanville, nice large bulbs with  very large cloves…"
Oct 17, 2014
Mike Josic posted a discussion

Seed Garlic

Hi Folks,Does anybody have some seed garlic they can sell or share ? I'm a little late in ordering garlic and many places are sold out. I'm interested in trying some of the large porcelain types like Zemo, Stull, Metechi, Music, Georgian etc. But I'd be happy with any types really. See More
Oct 16, 2014
Ericka replied to Mike Josic's discussion Tomato leaf problems
"OK, personal question…do you smoke or is there a smoker in the house? if so, could be tobacco leaf curl. This can be spread by someone who smokes and after having a cig they touch the plant. Potatoes can be effected by this too. So, if you…"
Apr 28, 2014
Alison McKee replied to Mike Josic's discussion Tomato leaf problems
"Hmmmm, it is perplexing to say the least!  Hopefully, someone else here can have more insight.  The grey color makes me think of mildew???  I gave my grandma a few of the tomato starts that I got from you.  She is so…"
Apr 26, 2014
Mike Josic replied to Mike Josic's discussion Tomato leaf problems
"Yes Alison. I've used it on all my other plants and they are doing great. The other tomato in the same planter is fine too. Perplexing."
Apr 26, 2014
Mike Josic replied to Mike Josic's discussion Tomato leaf problems
"About two months."
Apr 26, 2014
Mike Josic replied to Mike Josic's discussion Tomato leaf problems
"Thanks for the link. Lots of great resources on the web for disease identification. Often the pictures are hard to tell one from another. Just a bunch of brown curled leaves."
Apr 26, 2014

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I've been a long-time resident of the valley, member of the now defunct Gentle Strength Food Coop for 25 years, avid gardener and skilled builder, construction manager and certified sustainable building advisor. My interests are veges & herbs, fruit trees, beekeeping, bamboo and earth building.

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At 1:34pm on December 28, 2014, Steve Enteman said…
Mike please call or text me about your greenhouse. Steve 602-433-7247. Thx.
At 6:00am on March 14, 2014, Powell Gammill said…

So is this what you saw in your yard?

http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/diseases/az1124/#prr

 
 
 

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