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Understanding Fruit Tree Chilling Requirements

Understanding Fruit Tree Chilling Requirements

Hello Golden Valley Botanical enthusiasts! Today, we are uncovering the secret behind the flourishing and fruitful yields of many trees – the chilling requirements. Let’s delve into how the chilling hours fundamentally affect fruit-bearing trees and why it matters....

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The Art of Properly Staking Trees: Ensuring Healthy Growth and Stability

The Art of Properly Staking Trees: Ensuring Healthy Growth and Stability

Before proceeding with staking, it’s essential to evaluate whether your tree actually requires it. Field-grown trees or those with strong trunks may not need staking, while larger container-grown trees that were previously supported might benefit from additional stability. Carefully examine the tree’s structure and consider factors such as the location’s wind exposure and traffic levels to determine if staking is necessary.

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Quail Eggs

Quail Eggs

We are offering a rare assorted mix of fertilized Coturnix Quail Eggs, now available through Rosebird Farms Local Food Marketplace! They will also also soon be available to order directly through our Website for local pick up at West of Third in Kingman, Arizona.

We have a variety of different colors/ breeds (Celadon / Brown /Jumbo Wild / Calico / German Sparkly / Tibetan / Cinnamon). Our Quail are humanely raised in a large aviary, not a small cage, with feed supplemented with plenty of fresh veggies and greens.
These can be used for eating or hatching.

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2023 Fall/ Winter Fruit Tree Offerings

2023 Fall/ Winter Fruit Tree Offerings

We are now accepting Pre-Orders for our Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 Potted and Bareroot Fruit Trees!

We are so excited for these! Varieties will include Figs, Grapes, Olives, Apples, Apricots, Nectarines, Pomegranates, Persimmons, Pecans, Peaches, Plums, as well as several beautiful and drought tolerant flowering desert tree varieties. We have carefully selected low-chill varieties on appropriate rootstock that can thrive in our desert climate if given proper care.

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Wildflowers of the Mohave Desert

Wildflowers of the Mohave Desert

" Wild·flow·er/ˈwīldˌflou(ə)r/ A flower of an uncultivated variety or a flower growing freely without human intervention." -Oxford Languages Weeds,Wildflowers & Volunteers Learning about the different weeds, wildflowers, and volunteers growing around you is one of...

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Eradicating Goat Head Weed

Eradicating Goat Head Weed

Goathead Weed, also known as Tribulus terrestris, or Puncture Vine, is one of the worst invasive plants I have had the misfortune to wage war upon. It is fast spreading, easily out-competing native plants and reseeding prolifically in the hot dry areas to which it has...

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Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

The Santa Fe Botanical Garden is a 20.5 acre Southwest oasis that embodies principles of biodiversity and sustainability in its design. Founded in 1987, it features a beautiful array of xeric Southwest native plant species, established orchard and terraced vegetable...

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