Category Archives: Gardening Tips

Getting Started in Aquaponics

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Class: Getting Started in Aquaponics Recorded LIVE When: September 7th, 2013 Where: The Garden Pool in Mesa, AZ Length: 57 minutes Getting Started in Aquaponics was recorded live in a classroom setting. To be a part of our classes in … Continue reading

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How to Grow and Cook Banana Plants

A flowering banana at the Garden Pool.

Bananas are one of the most beautiful plants that can be added to your garden. The large green leaves provide a lush tropical feel to any growing environment. Banana plants are easy to grow and adapt well to many climates. … Continue reading

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Growing Duckweed

We really appreciate what duckweed contributes to the Garden Pool. We dedicate more surface area of growing duckweed than to any other plant we grow. The tiny floating plant adds nutrition to the diets of our fish and hens while … Continue reading

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Starting Plants from Seeds

72 cell 1020 flats under T5 high output 6500K fluorescent lighting.

Starting plants from seed is an art, but one that can be learned. We plant thousands of seeds every year at the Garden Pool and starting plants from seeds and seed saving make it all possible and affordable. We have … Continue reading

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How to Grow and Clone the Goji Berry Plant

Ripe Goji Berries grown at the Garden Pool.

We have found Goji Berry Plants both productive and very easy to grow. We think everyone can grow this super food. Goji Berries (Lycium barbarum or wolfberry) are an easy plant to grow that offers a nutritious and tasty treat, … Continue reading

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How to Grow and Cook the Curry Leaf Plant – Murraya keonighii – Rutaceae

Curry Leaf Plants growing.

Original content by Wilmot W. – Master Gardener Curry Growing Information The curry leaf plant is native to India and Sri Lanka and has small and very pungent aromatic leaves. The leaves are used in Asian cooking, mainly in curries … Continue reading

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How to Grow and Cook the Moringa Plant and more.

The moringa class was filmed and streamed live at the Garden Pool. Moringa Growing Information: -Grows great in Zone 9 and higher, but can be grown indoor in pots, as a seasonal crop, or greenhouse grown in colder climates. -Can … Continue reading

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Successful Summer Fruit Tree Planting

Alex (left) is teaching and Chris (middle) watches as a volunteer and student help plant a tree at GP.

Class: Successful Summer Fruit Tree Planting Recorded LIVE Who: Alex Peña When: June 30th, 2012 Where: The Garden Pool in Mesa, AZ Length: 52 minutes This class was recorded live in a classroom setting. To be a part of our … Continue reading

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Cloning with runners, stem cuttings, and aeroponics

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Class: Cloning Recorded LIVE Who: Dennis McClung When: March 12th, 2012 Where: The Garden Pool in Mesa, AZ Length: 10 minutes This cloning class was recorded live in a classroom setting. To be a part of our classes in person, … Continue reading

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Air Layering

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Class: Air Layering Recorded LIVE Who: Alex Peña owner of TropicaMango Rare Fruit Nursery When: March 12th, 2012 Where: The Garden Pool in Mesa, AZ Length: 10 minutes Air Layering was recorded live in a classroom setting. To be a … Continue reading

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