TIME TO PROGRAM YOUR IRRIGATION TIMER!

Summer is a great time to learn about controlling your irrigation timer. Just because you have one hanging on the side of your house or in the garage doesn’t mean you can set it and forget it! Unless you have a ‘smart controller,’ you’ll need to make periodic changes to the… Read More

PLANT OF THE MONTH: DESERT WILLOW – CHILOPSIS LINEARIS

Desert willow is a fast-growing tree reaching up to 30 feet with spectacular trumpet-shaped flowers and bright green, willow-like foliage. Chilopsis linearis is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, and is commonly seen in dry washes from 1,500 to 5,000 feet. The fragrant orchid-like flowers, in varying… Read More

CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US AT SLIDE ROCK STATE PARK

A. Woods shared this photo where snow melt from the mountains creates a slippery slope of water fun! Click to view larger photo. If you’re looking for a great place to cool off, have fun, and learn about some fascinating Arizona history, you need to plan a summer trip to… Read More

IT STARTS WITH A FLUSH

Living in the desert, water conservation is always a hot topic. At home we can take steps to reduce our use by taking shorter showers, collecting rain water for our gardens or any one of 100+ Ways to Conserve. But how can we have a greater impact on reducing the… Read More

HOW YOU CAN HELP PREVENT POLLUTED RUNOFF

Blustery winds, torrential downpour, and high humidity. Welcome to the desert southwest! All right, perhaps that is an exaggeration. Those are conditions present only for a few summer weeks in the desert southwest. During this time, the Greater Phoenix area can receive half of its annual rainfall in just a… Read More

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