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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote Growing food in Phoenix Arizona is possible. In my backyard in Phoenix Arizona I have had success growing broccoli, artichoke, citrus and much more. I would say learn to fertilize plants and create microclimates in your backyard or in your farm. Living in Arizona is quite a unique experience because of the vastness that the state offers. From the Sonoran Desert in the south to the high country in the north all the way up towards the Four Corners east and the Grand Canyon in the west. Known as the Grand Canyon state, Arizona is diverse in many ways. The state tree is the Palo Verde, the state cactus is the Saguaro, the state bird is the Cactus wren. If you are thinking about moving to Arizona feel free to subscribe and check us out on our other channels. Living in Arizona IG: https://www.instagram.com/livenarizona/ Living in Arizona Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/381132702453304/

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  • Green Organic Love 1 month ago

    Very nice

  • Taylor Chambers 1 month ago

    This is amazing! Some fresh stuff goin on in your yard. Have you ever thought about woodchipping for soil? The wood chips break down and make a super nutrient rich soil for growing in the desert. Such a cool backyard space

  • Sasha DeKasha 1 month ago

    Jeff, awesome video! If you are interested in tropical fruit trees, definitely look up Shamus O’Leary. He has an orchard in Glendale and I’ve heard nothing but great things about him. Your plants look fantastic! I used to grow a garden until a couple of months ago but had to shut it down because I hurt my back and can’t really bent down anymore… Definitely check out Shamus – great kid!

  • I'm not a home owner YET, however I have always dreamed of starting a productive food and herbal garden. Glad to see another Arizona resident who made this a reality! Thanks for sharing.

  • Blue Squirtle 1 month ago

    Growing plants here is easy except for when the temperatures rise and the sun gets harsh, but you can use mesh to provide shade without fully blocking the light.

  • wiblyo 1 month ago

    Wow this is impressive! Looks like you put a lot of time into getting this to take off. I've been working to make the dream to move to AZ into reality, now I have a new goal to eventually lock down a house with a backyard that I can work! The trees are a great move. I think I'll look into planting egg plant and okra, as I believe they do well in the heat.

  • Ac76543211 1 month ago

    You did a great job, Jeff!

  • Angel Abernathy 1 month ago

    You've got a little oasis back there!

  • Sean Price 1 month ago

    Hey Jeff, great video! If I were to get an apartment, can I grow food there? Is there a way to do that? What kind of plants can I grow, say, on the windowsill or balcony?

  • DrunkenChef 1 month ago

    Very inspiring. Ive always wanted to grow my own foods. And this video has my wheels spinning again.

  • Catgirl 1 month ago

    Got to watch out for the Scorpios.

  • I visited Arizona last summer. I really enjoyed the sun and environment. Also I think it may have helped my allergies.

  • David Montandon 1 month ago

    Wow great job Jeff, you've done a phenomenal job with your backyard, thanks for sharing all those beauties with us!

  • Joe Dazey 1 month ago

    The squash plant around the 9:30 mark looks to be spaghetti squash.

  • Joe Dazey 1 month ago

    One more important note. During the summer especially, do not water the plants during the heat of the day. Also, you'll need to shade the "crops" from the sun during the peak heat times during the summer.

  • Joe Dazey 1 month ago

    Chile peppers! I grow Red Fresno, Serrano, Hatch, Bird's Eye as well as the Jalapeno. I also grow mini sweet peppers. Please not, MOST, not all Chile peppers are green when they are unripe and turn red (generally), sometimes orange etc.

  • Robert Vogel 1 month ago

    Being a gardener myself retried from City LA 32 years. I have many types of plants in my yard like yours. Lemon orange tress, apple as well. Have a 10 ft. tall fig. also large grapevine against my west facing wall.

    Thanks for sharing. Rob

  • SouthDetroit Entertainment 1 month ago

    Please Watch This Video, If You're Eating Food That You Grow On Your Property

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VE-kWsS-iRc&t=316s

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