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This time of year, nurseries, garden centers and grocery stores are swamped with the ubiquitous poinsettias in a vast array of colors and sizes. They are nice plants, but for something unique, look for cyclamen (pronounced sy-kla-men or sick-la-men). Either (or either) way, they are still be…

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The first Saturday of November is National Book Lovers Day. Books of all kinds, in all formats, are grand, but for me nothing beats a printed paperbook when it comes to a “How To” topic like gardening. …

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As anyone who’s ever purchased a home can attest, there are dozens of small and large decisions involved, ranging from what style of fixtures to install in the bathroom to how long of a commute to work …

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Indeed I do adore iris. Named for the Greek Goddess of the Rainbow, iris flowers bear almost every color of the rainbow (except a true red). While the beautiful blossoms appear in spring, the time to pl…

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It may not be fall yet, but kids (and teachers) are getting ready to head back to school which means an end to summer, and thus the start of fall. Plants think so, too. For them, the nights are getting …

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Summer time is mosquito time in the Old Pueblo. This was true even several centuries ago when Father Kino first wrote about the area. Back then there were a number of springs and running rivers around T…

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An aesthetically pleasing landscape around your home is just plain nice to come home to.  Plus it can add to your home value. But it takes time and money to maintain any landscape investment – so why no…

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With the temperatures firmly planted in the 80’s and spring blooming all around us, spending time outdoors is on everyone’s mind. No matter what the size or other limitations your outdoor space might pr…

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To continue the theme started in January, I am going to discuss this month’s birth flower – the daisy.  Which daisy?  Any daisy you wish!  The common English daisy, which may have been the original idea…

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Imagine it – a beautiful home never slept in by another soul. Everything brand spanking new, clean and perfect, nary a scuff mark to be found and with all the finishes tailored to your preferences. 

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There is something for everyone at this year’s Southern Arizona Home Builder’s Association (SAHBA) Fall Home & Garden Show happening Friday, Oct.17 through Sunday, Oct. 19 at the Tucson Convention C…

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According to a report produced by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Science, gardening with vegetables can be fun and provide highly nutritious fresh food.

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Join the fun on Congress Street from Toole Ave. to Church Ave. on Sept. 13 for 2nd Saturdays.  Check out the downtown scene along Sun Link’s Downtown route. Hop on at any stop along the Sun Link corrido…

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Heirloom Farmers Markets celebrates Heritage Foods Festival with their First Annual Farm to Table Fundraising Dinner, RIPE: Regionally Inspired Plates for the Evening. This inaugural Farm to Table Fundr…

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The Tucson Beer Cup will runneth over at the Third Annual Born & Brewed competition, the original Tucson craft beer festival, held at the historic Hotel Congress.  Nine Tucson breweries enlisted to …

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Before you turn off your AC system for the season, consider having it checked out by a certified contractor. If it’s older or has been giving you problems, you might want to replace it.

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Severe weather can pose a risk to your family’s safety, especially if you don’t have an emergency plan. Having a plan for what to do before, during and after severe weather can mean all the difference t…