Garden & Landscape

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The Birds and the Butterflies

Tips for Growing a Garden Sure to Attract Winged Visitors By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's Garden Gal Butterflies are some of the most beautiful and exotic creatures in the landscape.  A butterfly garden offers two benefits: it’s an easy way to see more butterflies,...

Heat-Loving Flowers of Summer

Tips for Vibrant Blooms that Attract Winged Visitors and Keep the Garden Bright All Season Long by Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's Garden Gal The brightest flowers of the summer season wait until temperatures rise above 90 degrees to “do their thing.” Like sunbathers on...

Smart Planning, Smart Choices, Smart-alecks

Our Yards: the Newest Component of Modern Life to Go Smart By Matt Keppel April is the perfect time to begin tackling those landscape projects that will yield finished outdoor spaces with plenty of time to enjoy them.  We are so lucky here to have the kind of climate...

Purses and Totes Turned Planters

Fun, Whimsical, Easy Ideas for Unique, Thrifty Garden Containers By Lisa Watters-Lain, Arizona's Garden Gal Unusual containers are gardening fun. Heading to a thrift store to hunt down the perfect, on-the-cheap planters, and then figuring out how to use them, is a...

The Perfect Backyard Wedding

Tips to make your property a magnificent venue for those vows By Matt Keppel Picture it: picnic tables, crepe-paper streamers, balloons, paper wedding bells, a juggler and an accordion player for musical accompaniment.  Wouldn’t you just LOVE to have your wedding...