The Fruit Tree Program Is...
all about educating YOU!
Since our inception in 1999, we have been providing quality education
and events specifically for the care of your fruit trees here in Arizona.
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Next Fruit Tree Program Opens...
Kick off is September 12th!
We do offer small supplies year-round.
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The 2020-21 Program will start with our Kick Off Event on Saturday, September 12th, 2020 offering classes on-site, online, and prerecorded webinars.  You can pre-order “Urban Farm Approved” fruit trees that are specifically selected to thrive in the low desert.

The Urban Farm Pop-up Nursery itself is open on select days October-February for order pick up and other essential supplies.

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 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.
Pre-order your fruit trees.
Online Ordering:
Citrus Opens September, with October pick up.
Deciduous Opens September, with 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 and see what's new. Check dates and location here to find out everything you need to know.
Let's get you loaded up!

Fruit Tree Blog & Podcasts

Foliar application of microbial products

by Guest blogger: David Stark — The critical importance of microbes (bacteria, fungi and protozoa) for soil health finally is becoming more widely recognized.  In response, a plethora of microbial products are hitting the shelves. Since most of the microbes sold are soil microbes, a common and logical question is…

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470: David Stark on Soil Microbes

Getting serious about the microscopic life in soil. — In This Podcast: Retired after years of leadership in Monsanto, David Stark was asked to mentor a young company making what was essentially compost tea. Reluctantly and with some concerns over the science, he agreed and now is excited to share what he has learned about …

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454: Matt Smith on Family Life with a Garden

Finding joy and adventure in the backyard with kids and nature. — In This Podcast: We welcome back Matt Smith from Smith House Design to hear more about improving family life with a garden. Matt and his wife have created a learning environment in their backyard full of fruit trees, plants, and…

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452: Kanin Routson on Apple Cider

Making more than just fruit juice from a popular fruit. — In This Podcast:Our apple expert Kanin Routson joins us again to help us understand the process of making delicious apple cider using white wine making techniques. He explains the difference between juice, cider, and hard cider, and how the new…

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450: Katie Crichtley on Building a Farm Community

Farming with an eye on the future. — In This Podcast: The home purchase was going to be a stretch, but she could not escape the pull.  After several visits, Katie Critchley took the leap and this farming community is much more than she expected.  The appeal was so strong…

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