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Hello, I am like most gardeners, I try everything and keep the things I like. I cannot kill a plant I don't like but I will trade or give it away. I started food gardening with my father in law when I lived in AZ. When I moved to WA I grew every flower I could find and a few food items. After 25 years in WA I moved back to AZ to be closer to family. I have lost many flowers here because I have a very hot yard, I started growing tall shrubs and a few small trees to provide some shade and my hubby and I built two 8' X 16" shade cloth gazebo's so I would have areas to grow perennials. I am still in the process of learning what will and will not take our extreme heat. I do have a lot of experience growing and I am sure I will persevere.
My other interests are playing with my grandchildren, giving my dogs treats and teaching my granddaughter the skills of planting marigolds to ward off bugs!

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Some info about cocoajuno:
  • Joined on May 29, 2016
  • Name: Carla
  • Location: Buckeye, AZ
  • USDA Zone: 9a
  • Interests: Grandchildren, Dogs and Gardening
  • Birthday: September 20
  • Thumbs-ups: 3,305 received, 28,798 given.
  • Items given special acorn tips: 42 received, 153 given.
  • Bookmarked pages: 25
  • cocoajuno's active areas of the database
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  • cocoajuno's Plant List
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