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Free Guamuchil seeds

Hello everyone!I just harvest my first fruit from a seedling Guamuchil planted 3 years ago in the ground. This was a pleasant surprise and the fruit is not terrible sweet but I like it. I have been…Continue

Started Jun 3, 2016

Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
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Hello Permaculture friends, I was able to get my hands of some ice cream beans (Inga??? ) not particularly clear on the variety, but I have lost of free seeds for any of you who want to try to grow…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Xenia Elling Jun 4, 2016.

Mango trees
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Hello all!I am trying to make an experiment and want to graft some mango  scion wood into some manila mangoes, Has anyone seen any manila mangoes for sale in either Home Depot or Lowes recently? if…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Xenia Apr 25, 2016.

Jujube from the Tropical Fruit Growers sale last month.
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For those of you who went to the AZ Tropical fruit sale last month I have a question. I bought a small jujube tree for $5.00. I didnt recognize the name, but since It didnt cost too much money I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Xenia Apr 21, 2014.

 

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Xenia Elling replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"Hi Tootsaz, I am so sorry but my e-mail and cricket phone were out of commission yesterday. I tried sending you e-mails but had a notice today saying that it wasn't delivered. anyway let me know if you are still interested about the…"
Jun 4, 2016
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Free Guamuchil seeds

Hello everyone!I just harvest my first fruit from a seedling Guamuchil planted 3 years ago in the ground. This was a pleasant surprise and the fruit is not terrible sweet but I like it. I have been putting the seeds in a plastic bag and they are sprouting like crazy. I will plant some in little pots but I don’t have many small containers so if anyone wants some seeds you are welcome to them. J I saw a while back some 3 feet tall trees in Lowes going for about $30.00 and as easy as this seeds…See More
Jun 3, 2016
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"Beautiful colors, I hope the fruit is a delicious as it seems on the tree. :)"
May 30, 2016
Xenia replied to Cricket's discussion Did Powell Gammill pass away?
"So sorry to hear about his passing. :("
May 30, 2016
Xenia replied to Kate Radosevic's discussion FREE Mulch in Phoenix!
"Great news! thank you for posting this. :)"
May 5, 2016
Xenia replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"I will. :)"
May 3, 2016
Tootsaz replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"Thanks Xenia!  Things will get better! I would love it if you wanted to give me another try. Feel free to email tootsaz@gmail.com :D"
May 2, 2016
Xenia replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"Sure, I will keep you in mind if I get anymore. I planted some seed, if all grow I will have too many to keep for myself, so I will let you know and you can have a little plant instead. :) Hope life slows down a bit for you, try to take some time to…"
May 2, 2016
Tootsaz replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"YaY! I am SUPER glad you did! Thank you! I am so sorry I let this get away from me and thank you for trying to give me one last chance. Maybe next time, Xenia? I swear..... life for me right now is so freakin' BUSY, I just want to take two…"
May 2, 2016
Xenia replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"Yes sorry, I gave them all away now, the AZ rare fruit growers club came to pick them up as soon as I contacted them. At least they wont go to waste. :)"
May 2, 2016
Tootsaz replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"Hi Xenia, I am so sorry - I just got so busy with work, I completely forgot about this post. :/ You are a bit of a drive from me.... I do not think I could get out your way unil late next week. That is probably tooooo long...???"
Apr 30, 2016
Xenia replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"Tootsaz, I still have some ice cream beans, can you come and get them? or are you too far away, I am afraid they won’t last too long out of the pods, you can send me a message or call me at (623) 363 8674 if you are still interested."
Apr 25, 2016
Xenia replied to Xenia's discussion Mango trees
"Thanks a lot, I will! :)"
Apr 25, 2016
Chris replied to Xenia's discussion Mango trees
"Check out tropics mango in Apache junction - Alex had a large variety of mangos from Florida in stock the last time I was there. They were seedlings going for around $15 if I remember correctly."
Apr 24, 2016
Fascist Nation replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"Usually you suck on them dissolving the hopefully tasty white and spit the seed out"
Apr 23, 2016
Xenia replied to Xenia's discussion Ice cream bean seeds/ Cherimoya
"Yes Rafael."
Apr 22, 2016

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About Me:
I am originally from Central America but I have been in the states since 1979. I love to frow plants of all kind but more so the edible ones, so I experimente to see what I can get away with. :)

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Where to buy wood chips in the west side of Phoenix?

Happy New Years everyone!

Can anyone tell me where I can get wood chips to use as mulch and dust suppressor in my back yard?

I have left messages in some places recommended here, but no one has called me back and I am frankly tired of waiting, so I will give myself a new year present and get them, but I have no clue where to go and buy them. I live in the West side of town between 35 Ave and Dunlap.

So please send me any suggestions you may have, especially if you had a…

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Posted on January 1, 2013 at 8:35am — 13 Comments

Foothill Palo Verde

I am trying to start a foothill Palo Verde from seed. Does anyone here has any seeds to share? I have moringa seeds to trade if you want. Thanks! Xenia

Posted on December 5, 2011 at 1:48pm

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At 2:32pm on March 3, 2011, Jane Doyle said…

Hi Xenia, welcome to the VPA!  You're in the right place to learn all about gardening in the valley, and I'll bet you have some neat information to share about doing so in Central America. If you'd like, please feel free to sign up for our newsletter to get weekly updates on what's happening at the VPA.  Also, I have attached a welcome letter from our Liz Lonetti, our Executive Director; please click here to see it.

 

Thank you,

Jane Doyle - jane@phoenixpermaculture.net

VPA Program Coordinator

 

 
 
 

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