Archive for October, 2015

CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US AT FOSSIL CREEK

October 5, 2015

Chelsey F. shared this photo overlooking a popular swimming hole on Fossil Creek. Click to view a larger photo. Fossil Creek is a popular destination for both tourists and locals due to its lush surroundings, which span over 12,000 acres of wilderness, supporting over 30 types of trees and over 100 species of birds. Fossil Creek is located within the Verde …

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WHEN THE SKY OPENS UP, IT’S TIME TO COLLECT

October 9, 2015

We all marvel at the beauty of a big desert storm and what it does for our plants. It’s like our landscapes are a little more alive after drinking a big gulp of rain. The clean, salt-free properties of rainwater are extremely beneficial for desert plants, and you can make sure your landscapes are quenched by this natural source even …

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PLANT OF THE MONTH: QUEENS WREATH

October 14, 2015

What a perfect name for this beautiful late summer blooming vine. The elegant Antigonon leptopus or Queen’s Wreath (also called Coral Vine) is one of those show-stopping plants that has likely caused near automobile accidents when you happen upon a stunning display of the bright pink clusters. The rich, green, heart-shaped leaves seem to luxuriate in the excessive summer heat …

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VISIT US AT THE 2015 GREEN PLANET FESTIVAL!

October 26, 2015

The Green Planet Festival is a full day of sustainability-themed exhibitions, workshops, live music, food and drinks and plenty more. On Saturday, November 7th, the event is coming to Phoenix for the first time ever, and Water – Use It Wisely will be there! Join us at booth 104 at the Phoenix Convention Center starting at 11 a.m. to learn …

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