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What is it?
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This plant volunteered in my mom's backyard. Leaves look like citrus, has long yellow flowers that attract hummingbirds. Anyone know what it is?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Powell Gammill Sep 11, 2015.

Apple root stock?
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Hi everyone my brother recently bought 2 apple trees, one is grafted onto "domestic" root stock, and the other grafted onto "M-7 & M-7A"root stock. I was wondering if anyone has had any…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Powell Gammill Apr 8, 2014.

Senate Bill 1151
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Has anyone seen that there is a proposal in the state legislature to make backyard chickens a constitutional right for the entire state of Az? Do any of you think this has any chance? I'm not very…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by M. Cameron O'Dell Mar 11, 2014.

What is it?
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Does anyone know what this bug is? They are hanging out and having a good time on top of my pumpkin plant leaves. Thanks…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady Jul 23, 2013.

 

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Aaron replied to Andrew Brewer's discussion Things that I've Learned...
"Great list btw, I would add to start with trees that do well here (in the valley), save the exotic stuff that produces marginally for later or never."
Feb 9, 2016
Aaron replied to Andrew Brewer's discussion Things that I've Learned...
"+1 for RSI a wealth of info there"
Feb 9, 2016
Powell Gammill replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"Hummingbirds getting a smoke! Nicotine is nothing to play with.  It can absorb through the skin.  Is highly toxic in small quantities and will cause heart attacks very fast.  It is highly effective as an insecticide and was…"
Sep 11, 2015
chris trammell replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"Sorry"
Sep 6, 2015
chris trammell replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"So then what is it ?"
Sep 6, 2015
hl walker replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"Nicotiana glauca is usually propagated from seed but you might be able to propagate from cuttings in the spring.  It is considered a noxious and invasive weed in California, and many of the cultural conditions here are the same.  Caution…"
Sep 4, 2015
hl walker replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"Although it has been used as an insecticide in Russia, there is no data on efficacy."
Sep 4, 2015
FrozenJoe replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"Cool looking plant."
Sep 3, 2015
Peggy Sorensen replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"Yes, it should make a good insecticide.  I would love to experiment with it.  Aaron, would it be possible to get some cuttings?"
Sep 3, 2015
Andrew Greaves replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"If you blended up the flowers and leaves diluted with water and sprayed on plants would it make a good insecticide???"
Sep 3, 2015
hl walker replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"Rafael is correct, it is Nicotiana glauca.  This species contains a toxic substance related to nicotine and there are several documented cases of fatal ingestions in humans and animals.   "
Sep 1, 2015
raf evan replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"it is probably Nicotiana glauca. One of the tobacco plants, but quite toxic"
Sep 1, 2015
Aaron replied to Aaron's discussion What is it?
"pic of the flowers"
Sep 1, 2015
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What is it?

This plant volunteered in my mom's backyard. Leaves look like citrus, has long yellow flowers that attract hummingbirds. Anyone know what it is?See More
Sep 1, 2015
MaryMcP commented on Aaron's photo
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"I'll try again next year, I think I still have some seed.  Happy munching Aaron!"
Jun 1, 2015
Aaron commented on Aaron's photo
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"Hi Mary, thanks, I start my tomatoes from seed in December and get them in the ground by February. The Cherokee purple tomato is one the best tasting tomatoes I've ever eaten imho. "
Jun 1, 2015

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At 11:33am on May 24, 2012, Volunteer Manager said…

Dear Aaron,

Welcome to the VPA! 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the VPA.  We are having a Volunteer Orientation at the VPA Office on Monday, June 4th at 6:30pm-8:00pm.  You can RSVP here.  I also encourage you to join the “Volunteer” Group to stay alerted of all the volunteer opportunities we have available.  You, the Volunteer, make it possible for the VPA to accomplish our mission to inspire sustainable urban living through education, community involvement, and creative cooperation.

Best Regards,

Kat Farris

Volunteer Coordinator

Kat@vpaaz.org

602-413-5700

At 9:55am on April 16, 2012, Stacey Lillebo said…

Thank you for choosing to join the Valley Permaculture Alliance, a local 501C3 non-profit education organization that offers classes, training, activities, tours, events and demonstrations on various aspects of sustainable living around the Greater Phoenix Valley. You can read more about the VPA on the ‘About Us’ page, sign up for our newsletter,  and explore the many groups and resources this Ning “social networking site” has to offer, as well as customize your own Profile Page and connect with new like-minded friends.

 

You’re encouraged to browse the discussions, blogs, videos, comments to get a feel for our incredibly resourceful community, and to share your interests as well. There are many volunteer opportunities to assist with classes and events, so please let me know if you are interested in helping out when available.

 

We offer a variety of classes to our members on requested fee basis ($15 or more) that goes toward venue hard-costs, also to our experienced and knowledgeable instructors, as well as to support the non-profit in providing quality education for improving our health, our communities and environment. See what classes you may be interested in attending by clicking our events tab, and feel free to contact us with any questions.

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