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Details on all of our trees, Links to our Store, Updates on our Specials, A Supplies Calculator, List of our Classes,
and the updated Fruit Tree Nutrition Schedule – ALL IN ONE Catalog!!

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STEP 1

LEARN

Our education is designed specifically to lead you on the path to success! Everything you ever wanted to know about choosing, caring for, and harvesting from your trees - with recorded, online, and in-person classes.
Let's get planting!

STEP 2

ORDER

Working with selected growers, you can be confident our inventory is the best choice for planting in the low desert of Phoenix.
All live plants and large items are for
local pick-up only - no shipping.
Online Ordering:
Citrus Limited Pre-ordering in September for October pick up.
Deciduous Pre-ordering starts in September for January pick up.

STEP 3

PICK-UP

The Urban Farm Pop-Up Nursery opens seasonally twice a year right before planting season for you to pick up your orders, extra supplies and see what's new. Check dates and location here to find out everything you need to know.
Let's get you loaded up!

The 22nd Annual Fruit Tree Program

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Fruit Tree Blog & Podcasts

Don Titmus on What Is Permaculture

Permaculture is a way of thinking as well as a system of organizing intelligent ecological and ethical design. It does not focus on the elements of sustainability in themselves (for example the details of organic living, eco-building, appropriate technology, community building, green finance, or rainwater harvesting), but on the beneficial relationships between these elements. It goes further, focusing on how they are put together to make them as energy efficient and sustaining as possible, for people, the planet and our ecosystem.

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Empty tree hole with dirt mound surrounding it

Fruit Trees: New Challenges Require Better Preparations

The Fruit Tree Program’s Updated Planting Recommendations.
Here at The Urban Farm Nursery, are very aware that the conditions our trees face these days are hotter, drier, and harsher. We’ve experienced losses and struggles too and know the heartbreak of having to remove a tree that did not thrive. We are also hearing from our customers who share their concerns, asking us to help out to save their trees. We care too much to not do something about it and help our customers take the steps towards fruit tree success.

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632: Growing Fruit in Small Spaces

Don’t Let Yard Size Determine Your Harvests. – Are your fruit trees an experiment or an investment? Christy Wilhelmi talks about the steps needed to ensure that the fruit trees you plant in your yard are an investment that bears fruit. She covers every stage of the process, including planning your…

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What is this gross stuff in my yard?

It can be a little unnerving to come across something that looks like vomit in your yard.  I had to do some serious double checking the first few times I saw in my yard since I do not have any pets that have access to the yard and researched this topic quite a bit.  Here is what is happening…

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Farmer Greg under a tree

625: Old Growth in a Food Forest

A Farmer Friday interview with Zach Loeks: Greg talks with Zach Loeks about old growth. Most of us think of redwood forests or the Amazon, but Zach explains how the concept of old growth also applies to food forests. Learn what old growth is and listen as Zach paints a beautifully vivid picture of…

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