Archive for May, 2021

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

May 3, 2021

Hey everybody! Wayne Drop here… Let’s face it, this school year has caused a wave of emotions and changes. But we are getting through it with the help of our amazing educators. Since 1984, National PTA has designated the first full week in May, every year, as a time to honor the men and women who lend their passion and …

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Plant of the Month: Pollinator-Friendly Plants are All the Buzz

May 10, 2021

Bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies are just a few of the helpful pollinators flying through our landscapes. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, pollinators are responsible for assisting over 80% of the world’s flowering plants to reproduce. We depend on pollinators for the gardens we enjoy, plant materials we utilize, and the food we eat. Bees are by far the …

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Celebrate AZ Water: American Wetlands Month

May 12, 2021

This month, we are celebrating American Wetlands Month! When you think of wetlands you might think of marshlands like the Louisiana Delta or the Florida Everglades. What might surprise you is that we do have wetlands in the Arizona desert. Some are natural and some are manmade. What is a Wetland? Wetlands are areas where water covers the soil or …

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