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Tips on How to Conserve Water at Home

Tips on How to Conserve Water at Home

In June, several Valley cities issued water alerts, calling residents and customers to reduce their water use amid droughts throughout Arizona. The alerts are the first steps in city’s drought management plans. Phoenix, Peoria, Tempe, Mesa and Scottsdale were among...
Recipe | Cucumber Cooler

Recipe | Cucumber Cooler

The August welcome drink for Sonoran Sippin’ is Cucumber Cooler. Check out the recipe below and enjoy a refreshing summer drink with or without alcohol. Ingredients 1.5 oz Effen Cucumber Vodka 3 oz lemonade 0.5 oz Monin mojito mix Optional cucumber slice and...
Care and Keeping of Saguaros

Care and Keeping of Saguaros

Do you have a saguaro in your yard? Want to learn how to care for them? Here are some helpful tips to make sure your saguaro survives during hot summers. The saguaro cactus is a desert plant that doesn’t need to be connected to drip irrigation. However, they do...
Creating Messages in Nature

Creating Messages in Nature

Have you ever used something other than a pen or pencil to write with? Like a stick or finger to write something in sand? Using nature to write messages can be a fun and environmentally friendly way to connect with others. April is also poetry month so it’s a cool way...
Naturally Dyed Easter Egg Activity

Naturally Dyed Easter Egg Activity

Try this super simple process using food materials that you can source right from your own kitchen. Kids will also love testing out these items to see what color can be unveiled and it’s an earth-friendly way to get in the holiday spirit.   The process is simple:...

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