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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 26 percent of Americans eat vegetables three or more times a day. One of my favorite morning rituals is blending a mixture of leafy greens and vegetables for an incredibly delicious, nutrient-rich and energizing smoothie.
One arrived before Rudy Valee and the other a year before The Beatles, but together they made beautiful music in nurturing a piece of Ahwatukee that spanned the decades between the roaring ‘20s and this year’s cold winter rains.
Regular spraying of your home and some professional advice could save homeowners a lot of trouble this year as experts are predicting crickets, scorpions and ants to be a big problem this spring.
Girls from Girl Scout Troop 1538 in Ahwatukee are getting their hands dirty while taking action and helping out in the Ahwatukee Community Garden Project’s Children’s Garden.
Lily, a 3-year-old Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix, was rescued recently from the e-list. Lily loves going for short walks and gets really excited when she sees her leash by spinning in circles.
Now that all the fun of Christmas is over the Phoenix Fire Department is encouraging residents to get serious about fire safety by recycling dying Christmas trees.
I first saw cardinal flowers growing in a drainage ditch along a farm field. Their intense red took my breath away, in part because of their surroundings.
Everardo Keeme Photography, LLC in Ahwatukee Foothills has taken a big step to help the environment. The local photography studio is bringing on a green printing vendor to use bamboo canvas, using the slogan: “A family that saves their special memories and the environment is a family filled with love.”
This grilled chicken kale salad is delicious, nutritious, and super easy to make. The addition of fresh mint, basil and cilantro give this salad a wonderful taste and healthy blend of herbs.
Everyone wants their yards to look their best, have lush and beautiful plants year-round. Summertime, though, seems to make us all wilt, plants and people alike. But, even though it’s hot and humid this month, your plants can thrive and stay healthy by understanding a few basics: what is plant heat stress, how do you know your plant is stressed, and what do you do when your plants have been affected?
If ever there was a vegetable dogged by misunderstanding, fresh fennel is it.
The sun, in its various hues and levels of intensity, plays an important role in Oliver Stone's latest, "Savages."
When Carol Ann Vivrette was planning her wedding four years ago, her fiance encouraged her to bring her crafty nature to the day. Hundreds of hours and yards of yarn later, she had knit and felted flowers for her wedding party, from her own calla lily bouquet to the corsages of her two grandmothers.
Phenology is the science of appearances, or knowing which plants can tell you when to start weeding, planting, fighting insects or tackling any other gardening priority.
The key to ensuring that dinner is both substantial and healthy? Fiber.
The holiday season brings a flurry of preparatory activity in the home to give it that extra pizzazz for this special time of year: clutter gets cleaned up, the holiday decorations are set out, centerpieces and tablecloths are changed, garland swags and wreaths are hung.
What Tansy lacks in size she makes up for in spirit. Her full body wag will bring a smile to your face, and you can't help but feel good with this little girl by your side. She has impeccable house manners and loves walks. While she loves your attention and getting pets, Tansy is fine relaxing next to you on the couch or dog bed nearby. She sleeps through the night preferably by your feet or between your legs. She likes to play with stuffed animals and gives a good chew on Nylabones on occasion.
October marks the beginning of the fall gardening season. Everything in your garden will need some attention, and flower and vegetable gardens will be started.
Many of us move to the Valley of Sun from other places and don't understand how the desert climate changes the way we plant vegetables and flowers. Plants that grew back home may not grow here, so follows are some helpful tips to make gardening easier.
The Arizona Wildfire Baseball Organization is hosting its second annual wood bat challenge tournament Sept. 10-11.
A roadside curiosity that countless motorists traveling U.S. Highway 60 east of the Valley have wondered about over the decades is about to open its doors for the first time in five years.
Here: Alice in Wonderland movie release party