Knowing the difference between Saguaro and Arizona Barrel cactus can help you better appreciate the diverse plant life in the desert.
Canyon Lake is one of Arizona’s beautiful gems. If you want to gain a true appreciation for this spectacular oasis on the edge of the desert, you have to paddle back into the shallow coves.
Intense sunshine and heat in Phoenix pose a unique challenge for gardeners trying to grow flowers and vegetables. One family has created a system for growing plants vertically on the block walls surrounding their property.
If you’re in Phoenix for just a short time and need a quick fix of nature on one of the city’s legendary trails, the Mormon Trail to Hidden Valley hike may be just the thing for you.
Hedgehog cactus is a native plant from central Mexico to the western United States. It’s fruit is edible in many species.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum near Superior, AZ is a unique state park established with the mission of helping visitors discover the intricate beauty of desert plants from around the world.
Phoenix artist Marsha LAZAR Klinger loves to recreate the Arizona landscapes in her studio with pencils and paint and. The results are beautiful. Get to know Marsha and see her award winning works.
A stroll up Oak Creek’s west fork offers one of the best hiking experiences in Sedona – an area already known as a hiker’s paradise. Steep canyon walls and shade trees make this a perfect trail if you’re looking to avoid the heat of the Arizona sun.
We’re calling this one pop fly cactus. What would you call it? Thanks to Jenny Cosby of Queen Creek, AZ … More
With over 16,000 acres to explore in Phoenix’s South Mountain Park, it’s easy to miss a few things when you … More
Just south of downtown Phoenix rests South Mountain Park – the largest city-run park in America. With access points in … More
Considered the crown jewel of the Grand Canyon by many adventure seekers, Havasu Falls may be the most misidentified landmark in Arizona.