We’re Desert Rats. We love to joke about how walking out in an Arizona summer is akin to opening up the oven to get your cookies out and having your face burnt off. We love our air conditioning and our pools and curse the sun all summer long. We’ve convinced ourselves that we live in […]Read More Garden Bounty in the Sonoran Desert. (Plus How to Help Plants through the Summer).
It’s my FAVORITE time of year in AZ…”Fall”. If you’ve ever lived in the valley, you’ll know why the quotation marks are oh so necessary. Fall is a different creature here…the leaves don’t shrivel up and fall off of the trees during our “fall”…they burst into bloom. Right around the end of October, the temperatures […]Read More Lessons Learned from 1 Year of Tower Gardening
So you’ve seen the recent video about trash island, or you’ve seen any one of the thousands of pictures of wildlife trapped in or killed by the plastic that we as human beings are so fond of. You’re ready to stop contributing to the problem, but you’re overwhelmed, and don’t know where to start. […]Read More The 3 Do’s & Dont’s of WASTE-LESS LIVING for BEGINNERS