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May Showers Bring Spring Flowers: How To Grow Your Flower Garden

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communication Intern Spring has sprung and its time to start your flower garden. Even someone with the brownest thumb can design and maintain an amazing flower garden. Here is a step by step guide on how … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas, Do You Have an Arizona-Grown Poinsettia on Your Shopping List?

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director  Every year, a few weeks before Christmas, Arizona Nursery Association and Arizona Farm Bureau deliver fresh, Arizona-grown Poinsettias to the state’s lawmakers. This year was no exception and marks more than 30 … Continue reading

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Edible Flower Power

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Have you ever walked past a flower garden of beautiful red roses and just wanted to eat them? I can’t say that I have but some flowers are bringing their edible power to … Continue reading

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Do Honey Bees Need Pesticides, or More Specifically, Miticides?

By Amber Morin, Arizona Farm Bureau Field Manager and southern Arizona rancher with her family Miticides, as the name implies, is an agent used to control mites. If you read my last article concerning honey bees and their unwelcome parasitic friend, … Continue reading

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Bee Gardens: How you can Become an Active Participant in Agriculture too!

By Amber Morin, Arizona Farm Bureau Field Manager and in ranching with her parents in Southwest Arizona In a recent buzz-worthy blog, Arizona’s Agriculture’s Honey Story is Sweet, we took time to discuss the natural ebbs and flows of honey … Continue reading

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