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.
Did you know you can drive through a Joshua Tree Forest in Arizona? It’s true. On Highway 93 between Wickenburg and Wikieup, there’s a 7-mile stretch of road graced with Joshua Trees and other hardy desert plants.
On the third weekend of May 2018, two men completed their quests to hike the entire 800-mile Arizona National Scenic Trail (AZT). Each started at different times and in different places. They finished in different spots too.
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.
In a southwestern state where perennial flowing water is rare, the Verde River stands in stark contrast to the arid lands through which it meanders.
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If you’re in search of a hike with amazing natural wonders that’s not too far from Phoenix, Ford Canyon Trail … More
Nearly 4 miles from the trailhead, Horton Spring is the crown jewel of this exhilarating hike. Crystal clear water emerges from a wall of rock and spills over mossy boulders.