Planting Now For Thriving Plants in 2017

The next few months in the Desert Southwest are an important planting time. I want to share with you how significant this time of year is for planting trees, shrubs, perennials, wildflowers and many winter edibles. Think summer, which shouldn’t be difficult,...

Let’s Talk Watering

I am often asked, “why does every plant I buy die” “why aren’t my plants thriving”? Ninety nine percent of the time, frequency and amount of water are incorrect! I can teach you proper watering techniques whether using a hose or an...

Tomatoes Anyone?

Believe it or not, I am planting tomato plants for a Fall crop! I found some heirloom varieties grown by a local grower, Vilardi Gardens at Summer Winds on Bethany Home Road. It’s best to plant your new transplants where they will receive afternoon shade. Tomato...

Indoor Plants For Healthy Air

When the temperatures are soaring outside, I work on adding to my collection of indoor plants! Houseplants are a great addition to any decor and can improve indoor air quality! There are a range of plant selections for low light locations to bright and sunny that...

National Independence Week

Good Morning and Welcome to National Independence Week for Local Businesses! I am a member of Local First Arizona because supporting local businesses give our state more money with every purchase! Believe it or not planting season stays with us pretty much year round...
Radio Guest

Radio Guest

Hello fellow gardeners.  I hope this finds you and your plants surviving this time of year in the desert southwest!  It’s hard to believe that August is here and it is time to think about your fall gardening.  We are fortunate that we can harvest another crop of...

Featured Urban Farmer

Hello Fellow Gardeners. I was interviewed as the “featured urban farmer” by Greg Peterson from The Urban Farm. Please follow the link below to see the article and hear the podcast. Featured Farmer: Diane from Nickle Family Urban...

PLANTING SEASON IS HERE!

It’s not too late to get your spring/summer veggie garden planted, new perennials, really just about anything! Don’t hesitate call me today to make sure all your plantings survive the upcoming summer!

FREE PLANTING CLASS

FREE gardening class with Garden Guru, Diane Nickle. Saturday February 21st 1- 2 pm 1237 W 10th Place Tempe, AZ Your neighborhood gardener wants to teach you to plant and grow things in your yard. We will talk about veggies and ornamentals, and what to plant to feed...