The humble creosote bush is the plant responsible for the desert rain aroma that some fragrance makers try to replicate.
In addition to large deposits of fossilized wood, Petrified Forest National Park also features ancient petroglyphs and hundreds of acres of Arizona’s jaw-dropping Painted Desert.
A Low growing desert cactus that grows in clusters, the hedgehog cactus is known for bright flowers that bloom April to late May.
Knowing the difference between Saguaro and Arizona Barrel cactus can help you better appreciate the diverse plant life in the desert.
Everyone knows the secret to a successful rest stop is to build a modern facility with all the bells and … More
Drinkable water can mean life or death if you’re out adventuring in Arizona. When the temperature rockets above 100 degrees … More
Half way between Phoenix and Sedona, is a spot at the Badger Springs exit to pull off and stretch your legs. While you’re there, take a jaunt down the Badger Springs Trail to see petroglyphs and more of Arizona’s other amazing natural wonders.
Saguaros are the signature plant of the Sonoran Desert. Silhouetting one against a flaming sunset remains irresistible to photographers – … More
Anyone who has spent more than a few days in Arizona has likely heard cautionary tales of the “jumping Cholla” … More
Recently, I had a chance conversation with Saija Lehtonen – the photographer who brought a well-timed shot of a desert … More
A mainstay in desert landscapes, the Palo Verde tree shares its beauty year round on ten inches or less of … More