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Learn about botany, history and Scripture on a walk alongside arboretum volunteer and Bible scholar David Oberpriller during the Plants of the Bible: Guided Tour.
Take a self-paced tour of ten discovery stations along the main trail at Desert Botanical Garden, where you may see nighthawks, night-blooming flowers, toads, owls, snakes, scorpions and desert tortoises. Flashlights are not provided, so bring your own.
The Salt River Project is giving away desert adapted shade trees to homes around the Valley to reduce energy costs and improve air quality.
With so many leafless, spiky plants growing all around us in this desert, roses seem luxuriously soft and frilly — even with their thorns — by contrast.
Are your oranges odd? Your lemons lacking? Your grapefruit not that good? Let the Master Gardeners of Maricopa County teach you to cultivate produce you can be proud of at the two citrus clinics they are holding at Mesa's Greenfield Citrus Nursery on Jan. 21.
LOS ANGELES - Of all the classes Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee takes at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, the subject he connects with the most is ... botany?
It's not enough for Halloween drinks to be delicious. They also have to be creepy.
Valerie Kaff was dominant and led the Mountain View softball team to a 3-1 victory over Desert Mountain in a pitchers' duel.
Gardening can be an intoxicating hobby, especially if the botany is booze-related.
By Tuesday night, both Gilbert and Mesquite high schools were expected to have finalized their respective football coaches in Tim Rutt (Gilbert) and Jim Jones (Mesquite).
Some artificial Christmas trees glow cheerily even without lights: The branches themselves softly glow, fading on and off in different colors at the tips.
Saguaro became the latest upset-victim of No. 5 Phoenix South Mountain, as the Jaguars beat the Sabercats, 66-42, in the championship game of the Division II, Section III tournament Saturday night
You wouldn’t want to get caught smooching under Arizona’s native mistletoe.
A planned butterfly garden at Playa del Rey Elementary School in Gilbert is expected to give every grade level a chance to learn in a natural environment. The first-graders can use digital thermometers in the garden while studying about weather, while the second-graders have a place to release their butterflies, an annual project.
Dallas Horvath’s cabbage seedling was a tiny leaf in a paper cup when he brought it home from his third-grade class at Scottsdale’s Laguna Elementary School last year.
Jeff Whitney has known he wanted to be a firefighter since he was 14, growing up in Wickenburg.
Lilac vine is native to Australia, where gardeners like to call it “false sarsaparilla” or “native lilac.” It reminds some of us in the Valley of the wisterias we left behind in our gardens back home. The lilac vine, as we Americans call it, is a beautiful climber with profuse purple pealike flowers that bloom in late winter and early spring in the low desert.
The plant: Lilac vine is native to Australia, where gardeners like to call it “false sarsaparilla” or “native lilac.” It reminds some of us in the Valley of the wisterias we left behind in our gardens back home. The lilac vine, as we Americans call it, is a beautiful climber with profuse purple pealike flowers that bloom in late winter and early spring in the low desert.
Decemner 22, 2004
Chris Young didn’t have to dig too deep for motivation when his Saguaro girls basketball team assembled for preseason workouts in the fall.
Here comes the big-time bubble talk.
Paradise Valley didn’t wait long to announce its presence as a contender for the 2012 Division III crown.
The sun, in its various hues and levels of intensity, plays an important role in Oliver Stone's latest, "Savages."
The Tempe Union High School District governing board has approved dozens of new courses for the 2009-10 school year.
Animals, museums, gardens, theaters - they're all found in San Diego's Balboa Park, a 1,400-acre swath in the middle of the city that includes the world-famous zoo and 15 museums.