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Step 8: Mulch & Cultivate to Control Weeds

Now that you’ve put your watering system in place, you’ll want to add some mulch–both to maximize your watering and to control weeds.  Check out this next video for gardening tips on what kinds of mulches to use, how to apply them…and how to tackle any weeds that creep up.

Step 7: Irrigate Your Vegetable Garden

So now you’ve sowed your seeds and planted your transplants in your vegetable garden…what’s next?  WATER!  Since we’re not blessed with a steady supply of rain here in our Phoenix desert gardens, here’s a great gardening tip:   invest in a watering system that automatically turns on and off as needed.  I mean, really…do you want to spend all of this time and effort into your veggies only to forget to water them?  Check out the video for some great watering tips for your garden!

Step 6: How Best to Plant Your Vegetables

Now comes the fun part!  The soil’s ready to go, so now you can begin planting vegetables in your Phoenix desert garden.  Check out this video gardening tip  to see the difference between seeds and transplants, and how best to plant each one for the greatest success.

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