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5 Things To Do at Home Now
By January 10, 2015 Read More →

5 Things To Do at Home Now

By Chris Prickett — Now’s the time to start tackling all those little things we’ve been neglecting. Here are five things you need to take care of right away: Clean Out Your Faucet Aerators “My what?” you ask. I’m talking about the little round collar with the screen screwed onto the end of most of your […]

Winterizing Your Desert Home
By December 14, 2014 Read More →

Winterizing Your Desert Home

By Chris Prickett — Funny thing about Phoenix. A whole lot of people come here during winter. I’ve heard it has something to do with the weather, which I don’t quite understand. As I type, it’s a frigid 63 degrees and I’m thinking of throwing on a pair of pants. I guess some things are best […]

Feed Your Garden, Empty Your Trash
By November 5, 2014 Read More →

Feed Your Garden, Empty Your Trash

By Nadine Shaalan — You probably have just one garbage can. And one afternoon of yard work can have you wrestling to close the lid before you even get to the back yard. Why send all that biodegradable material to the landfill when you can let it degrade in your yard where nature intended? Removing natural debris […]

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A Proposal to Garden Together
By May 7, 2014 Read More →

A Proposal to Garden Together

Why some are joining forces to cultivate the community garden concept in Anthem. By Amanda Niemerg– Maynhia Stott has dreamed of starting an Anthem area community garden for about two years. “After this New Year’s I thought, ‘you know, we always talk about it, but never do anything about it.” Stott said. So, she got a […]

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How to Overseed Your Lawn
By September 28, 2013 Read More →

How to Overseed Your Lawn

By Nadine Shaalan — As fall arrives, homeowners with lawns in the Valley of the Sun must prepare to overseed. The optimal time is when nighttime temps dip below 65 degrees, usually late September or early October. About two weeks prior, you’ll want to cut irrigation time in half. 1. Scalp your lawn Mow once at the […]

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Dig In: Fresh Veggies to Grow Now
By September 16, 2012 Read More →

Dig In: Fresh Veggies to Grow Now

By Linda and Dr. Dick Buscher The Sonoran Desert is unique for gardeners in many ways: for one, we have the chance to plant in both spring and fall each year. Get your vegetable/herb garden ready for another cycle of planting now while the days arestill warm (but not deadly hot), and daylight lasts long […]

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