Make Your Own Prickly Pear Jelly

Make Your Own Prickly Pear Jelly

Prickly pear season isn’t over quite yet, so why not make your own prickly pear jelly? It’s exciting to make something you can eat from ingredients you can forage from native desert plants.   Prickly pears are one of the most unique, edible plants in the Sonoran...
Fountain Hills Gardening for Kids

Fountain Hills Gardening for Kids

Have you wondered how you can get your kids to be less hesitant to eat vegetables? How about letting them plant a small vegetable garden? Fountain Hills is an excellent place to grow food in your backyard nearly year-round.   Before you get worried about carving...
Xeriscape For The Win!

Xeriscape For The Win!

Just because you live in the desert doesn’t mean you have to settle for a barren, rocky yard. A thoughtfully planned xeriscape can bring layers of visual beauty to your landscape. Xeriscape is a landscape design method that reduces or eliminates the need for watering,...