Archive for December, 2015

CELEBRATE AZ WATER WITH US AT THE MOGOLLON RIM

December 14, 2015

The Mogollon Rim (pronounced “muggy-own”) is an extensive rocky cliff that runs 200 miles diagonally across Arizona. The powerful forces of erosion and faulting over thousands of years shape and mold this sheer cliff that represents the Southern portion of the Colorado Plateau. The high elevation provides a fantastic opportunity for breath-taking views over hundreds of miles to the east, …

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WINTER FLOWERS, FRAGRANCE & A FUNNY NAME

December 17, 2015

Want beautiful foliage, spectacular flowers all packaged up in a tree that blooms in fall and winter? Well, let me introduce you to a medium-sized tree with a funny name: Cascalote (Caesalpinia cacalaco).  I love this medium-sized tree with its circular leaves, textured bark and winter flowers. Native to Mexico, Cascalote produces beautiful yellow flowers during the cooler months of …

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WHAT’S IN YOUR WATER?

December 23, 2015

Did you know that you could have your home tested for lead and copper every three years at no cost to you? Every three years, water providers must conduct lead and copper sampling from inside the homes of those they serve. The sample must be collected from a faucet in the home after a six-hour period of no water use …

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