"Hi Lara - welcome to the Herb Association Social site. We inherited this site from the Valley Permaculture Alliance and are maintaining is as the amazing wealth of knowledge about gardening in the Valley of the Sun. Please feel free to ask any…"
"It was Kathy’s labor of love to make that seed library at Glendale happen - without a dedicated person to help manage the seed donation requests and keeping things stocked, the library does the best it can."
"Yes there is often a big disconnect between the person handing out the seeds and knowledge on anything garden related. My local library here in Phoenix would love to have a gardener come and help with the seed library but I don’t have the time to…"
"The seed library was integrated into the actual library - they thought it was a good idea and now many libraries across the valley are hosting their own seed libraries so the need for the VPA to do it kind of fizzled.…"
"This group evolved in a few directions. There are now seed libraries available at many libraries and seed swaps happening around town.Are there any seeds you’re looking for specifically and what part of town are you in?"
"As I think more about what you described, if your plant is under a roof but facing east, it might be that it's just not getting enough sunlight. A photo of the plant as a close up and another farther away showing context would help with determining…"
"What a great question! I have a couple of Burseras, one is the native elephant tree and the other is the hindsiana (if memory serves - it was a gift). They are both in pots. The native one keeps it's leaves over the winter, but my hindsiana it is…"