Seven falls is a great hiking escape for a desert climate like Tucson, AZ. The trail is easily accessed, the scenery is good, and the water features makes it an attractive adventure. Robb gives us a photo tour of the area in this in depth trail report.
An ancient refrigerator. By 400 BC, Persian engineers had mastered the technique of storing ice in the middle of summer in the desert. The ice was brought in during the winters from nearby mountains in bulk amounts, and stored in a Yakhchal, or ice-pit.
Learning how to grow bigger, better tomatoes. Whether you are a beginner at growing vegetables or a Master Gardener, these tips for growing tomatoes will help you increase your yield and produce better tasting tomatoes. Seed packets and plant.
Xeriscaping Your Yard for Efficiency and Aesthetics
Yucca shines in the early summer garden when it sends up a towering candle of waxy white blooms. Perfectly at home in desert climates, Adam's needle yucca also grows well in clay soil in more humid regions