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A lot of produce for a little money

A lot of produce for a little money

Borderlands Food Bank, a nonprofit organization located in Nogales, Ariz., hosts a monthly “Produce on Wheels” distribution of slightly..

How to use native plants in your yard

How to use native plants in your yard

Dig It Gardens, 3015 N. 16th St., offers monthly classes to help get your indoor and outdoor plants healthy, happy and ready for the..

Garden offers refugees camaraderie, purpose

Garden offers refugees camaraderie, purpose

Growing your own food, even in an “urban desert,” can provide a sense of accomplishment and pride, as well as a bonding opportunity..

Free landscape watering workshops

Free landscape watering workshops

The city of Phoenix Water Services Department hosts a free Water 101 workshop 1-2 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Century Library, 1750 E...

Do’s and don’ts of rattlesnake encounters

Do’s and don’ts of rattlesnake encounters

Rattlesnake Garage has teamed up with Save Our Mountains Foundation to once again offer its live rattlesnake demo to the public, 10 a.m.-12..

Phoenix celebrates Earth Day on April 22

Phoenix celebrates Earth Day on April 22

Keep Phoenix Beautiful returns to Cesar Chavez Plaza for the 10th anniversary of its Earth Day Phoenix Festival, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday,..

U-Haul hosts a Farmers Market

U-Haul hosts a Farmers Market

NOTE: **DATE CHANGED TO APRIL 16 A Midtown Farmers Market, hosted by U-Haul, will take place 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 at the U-Haul..

Orchid society hosts show, workshops

Orchid society hosts show, workshops

The Desert Valley Orchid Society is dedicated to the love and advancement of orchid growing in the greater Phoenix area. Berridge..

Indian art, artifacts appraised at Heard

Indian art, artifacts appraised at Heard

The Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., offers visitors an opportunity to dig out their Native treasures and bring them to the Steele..

19North garden hosts grand opening event

19North garden hosts grand opening event

The 19North Community Garden is ready to make its public debut after nearly two years of planning and work. The garden is a project of..

Hazardous waste collection planned

Hazardous waste collection planned

Phoenix residents can dispose of common hazardous wastes and other items at a Household Hazardous Waste collection from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m...

Two historic home tours held in February

Two historic home tours held in February

“Home tour” season is in full swing in Phoenix, and two historic neighborhoods are opening the doors to some elegant, funky and..

Get 70 pounds of produce for $12

Get 70 pounds of produce for $12

Borderlands Food Bank, a nonprofit organization located in Nogales, Ariz., hosts a monthly “Produce on Wheels” distribution of slightly..

Recycling fest returns on Jan. 5

Recycling fest returns on Jan. 5

I Recycle Phoenix is back, where local residents can clear out their items and stay green for 2019. It will take place at Christown..

Ikebana Exhibit Jan. 26-27 at garden

Ikebana Exhibit Jan. 26-27 at garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix hosts the 10th Annual Ikebana Exhibit Jan. 26-27, sponsored by The Sonoran Desert Sogetsu Study..

Nighttime music, light show at Desert Botanical Garden

Nighttime music, light show at Desert Botanical Garden

See the beauty of the Desert Botanical Garden at night, with a synchronized music and light show as part of the new “Electric Desert”..

Mentor honored with ‘peace pole’ at garden

Mentor honored with ‘peace pole’ at garden

Washington High School Interactors dedicated a Peace Pole at Growing Together: A Giving Garden on Nov. 17.  They honored the late Jim..

Learn to use bamboo in landscape, crafts

Learn to use bamboo in landscape, crafts

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, 1125 N. 3rd Ave., hosts a Bamboo Workshop 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Japan has a long..

Holiday train displays on self-guided tour

Holiday train displays on self-guided tour

This holiday season, Arizona Big Train Operators (ABTO) will host its annual Christmas Open Houses, Dec. 8-9 and Dec. 15-16. There will be..

Hazardous waste collection planned

Hazardous waste collection planned

Phoenix residents can dispose of common hazardous wastes at a Household Hazardous Waste collection from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at..

Historical group hosts Dinner & Light Tour

Historical group hosts Dinner & Light Tour

The Sunnyslope Historical Society hosts a Dinner & Holiday Light Tour, 4-7 p.m.  Sunday, Dec. 16, leaving off from the Sunnyslope..

Bonsai, pottery exhibit at garden

Bonsai, pottery exhibit at garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix invites residents to its fourth-annual Bonsai Exhibit. The exhibit takes place 10 a.m.-4 p.m...

Free landscape watering workshop

Free landscape watering workshop

The city of Phoenix Water Services Department hosts a “Landscape Watering” workshop, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the..

F.Q. Story hosts holiday home tour

F.Q. Story hosts holiday home tour

The F.Q. Story Preservation Association hosts its 34th Annual F.Q. Story Holiday Home Tour and Street Fair, Dec. 1-2. This year’s tour..

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