Welcome to our 2023 Fruit Tree Program:

We’ve started our Urban Farm Fruit Tree Education Program for 2023.  The way our program works is that we offer fruit tree education throughout the year with monthly fruit tree chats online and then in the fall we schedule our core fruit tree classes.

You can pre-order your fruit trees and keep offering information to help you get prepared. Then, just like with a pumpkin lot at Halloween, we open at the perfect time to plant.

Generally the nursery is only open for about 20 days per year in two “seasons” for you to pick up your pre-ordered fruit trees.  However, we do have small item pickup the rest of the year, and we are here for you at fruittrees@urbanfarm.org  Download our 2023 catalogs for details!

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 updated and new classes for 2023.
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 Aug-Sept for September pick up.
Deciduous Pre-ordering open now until 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 24th Annual Fruit Tree Program

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Educational Videos

Fruit Tree Blog & Podcasts

811: All about Keeping Honeybees – A Rosie Replay

A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay. Ever thought about keeping honeybees? It’s a process and it’s something we need to learn if you’re gonna take it on and that’s exactly what we’re talking about today. Join our our monthly radio show called Rosie On The House in Phoenix, Arizona as we discuss with Cricket what it takes to keep honeybees; and oh yeah, what is mead.

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799: Prepping Soil for New Gardens – A Rosie Replay

A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay.Soil the most important thing you can be investing in for your garden. Made up of 5 components and if all you have is the dirt component your chances of success are low. Invest the time to learn then invest in soil. This is our Rosie on the House segment with Shota Austin from Tanks green Stuff…Enjoy!

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794: Kristin Parsons on Guilds – A Rosie Replay

A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay.Kristin Parsons joined us for our monthly Rosie on the House Radio hour talking about plant guilds. What is a guild you say? It is a beneficial collection of purposely planted plants that self generate in the future. Ya know kinda like nature does. She also share the 7 components of a guild…Enjoy!

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790: Tom Spellman on Best Fruit Tree Pruning Practices

What are the best practices for growing fruit trees in our front and back yards. It is not the way fruit trees are grown in orchards. So then what? Join Greg, and Janis as we chat with Tom Spellman from Dave Wilson Nursery to discover the best backyard orchard techniques for you.

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