3497 AZ-260, Star Valley, AZ 85541

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Plant Fair Nursery INC

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FAQs (Frequently asked questions)

FAQs (Frequently asked questions)

FAQs (Frequently asked questions)

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What kind of plants can I plant in my yard?  When is a good time to plant evergreens?  What should I plant in the spring...

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FAQs (Frequently asked questions)

FAQs (Frequently asked questions)

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A water wise landscape can be beautiful while requiring less work to maintain and less water than traditional landscapes...

Seasonal Tips

January

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february

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To protect your evergreens, give them some water every two or three weeks. Water your bushes and perennials too unless we get plenty of winter moisture...  

february

february

february

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Spring is just around the corner and now is the time for bare root planting.  It’s also time to prepare the soil for your spring vegetable garden and plant summer bulbs...

march

february

march

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March is rose month in Rim Country. Now is the prime time to plant bare root roses. Existing roses should be pruned now and mulch and manure should be...

April

April

march

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It’s time to fertilize! Everything; trees, shade trees, shrubs, vines, and lawns. Anything that was planted last year.  If you are an organic gardener...

May

April

June

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The lovely month of May, as longtime Payson gardeners know, can bring killing frost and often follows erratic patterns of quick weather changes...

June

April

June

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June brings summer heat. Now is when a drip irrigation system begins to show its worth. Aside from the cost savings, it provides water to the roots of plants...

July

September

August

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July often brings drying winds with excessive heat and no rain to the Rim Country. While waiting for the monsoons, deep watering and preserving precious moisture by...

August

September

August

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August brings rain but unfortunately most of our rains come fast and furious and do not last long. Most of the rain water runs off instead of soaking the ground deeply...

September

September

September

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September brings cool nights, but not much relief from daytime heat. This means the watering chores are not over. For some, drip irrigation with a timer is doing...

October

November

September

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October brings cooler days and colder nights. This brings a lot of changes to the Rim Country. Colorful leaves and yellowing of inner needles of pine and spruce...

November

November

November

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November in the Rim Country means it’s time for preparation for the next year. Beds should be cleaned up and plants that have finished producing should be composted...

December

November

November

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'Tis the Season! We have freshly cut trees and live Christmas trees. The easiest way to water a living tree while it is in the house is to put ice cubes on top of the root ball...