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See how others raise urban chicks

See how others raise urban chicks

Tour de Coops, started in 2009, is a self-guided backyard chicken coop tour in Phoenix. This year’s tour, set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday,..

Bonsai, pottery exhibit at garden

Bonsai, pottery exhibit at garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix invites residents to its third-annual Bonsai Exhibit sponsored by Scottsdale Bonsai Society,..

Rehab Without Walls holds Farmers Market

Rehab Without Walls holds Farmers Market

Come and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Rehab Without Walls (RWW) Farmers Market, set for 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in..

Get free seeds from the library

Get free seeds from the library

The time is right for autumn gardening and the Phoenix Public Library’s Seed Library is here to help you. The Seed Library is free with..

F.Q. Story hosts holiday home tour

F.Q. Story hosts holiday home tour

The F.Q. Story Preservation Association hosts its 33rd Annual F.Q. Story Holiday Home Tour and Street Fair, Dec. 2-3. This year’s tour..

Learn what fruit trees can thrive in Phoenix

Learn what fruit trees can thrive in Phoenix

The Urban Farm, 6750 N. 13th Place, hosts its annual Fruit Tree Open House Nov. 3-4 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. See full-grown trees on North..

Learn more about growing native plants

Learn more about growing native plants

The SNAP-Ed program of the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County will present “Gardening in the Desert,” a..

Fall Plant Sale returns to garden

Fall Plant Sale returns to garden

The Desert Botanical Garden hosts its annual Fall Plant Sale, Oct. 21-22. Choose from more than 30,000 plants. Garden volunteers and staff..

City looks to divert ‘green’ yard waste

City looks to divert ‘green’ yard waste

The city of Phoenix continues to encourage residents to sign up for its Green Organics Curbside Collection, which launched as a pilot..

How to grow fruit trees in the desert

How to grow fruit trees in the desert

The 18th Annual Urban Farm Fruit Tree Education Program is taking root in the Valley of the Sun. The kick-off to the fall program is 8:30..

Great American Seed-Up returns for full weekend

Great American Seed-Up returns for full weekend

The Great American Seed Up is once again setting up shop in Phoenix. After three very successful showings in previous years, the..

New butterfly exhibit at botanical garden

New butterfly exhibit at botanical garden

Butterflies are back and better than ever at the Desert Botanical Garden, with its new 3,200-square foot-Butterfly Exhibit located on the..

Large public garden finds a new home

Large public garden finds a new home

Keep Phoenix Beautiful has moved its PHX Renews project to a new home at 18th Avenue and Pearson Street, which will take the place of its..

New recycle option for those in multi-housing

New recycle option for those in multi-housing

Just in time to celebrate Earth Day, the city of Phoenix launched its ECO Stations program, making recycling a little easier for many..

See the Japanese garden by moonlight

See the Japanese garden by moonlight

“Haru in the Garden” is back for another year, presented by the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix. Enjoy the colors and sounds of..

Citrus trees ready to be planted

Citrus trees ready to be planted

The Urban Farm this month wraps up its fruit tree pop-up nursery events as part of its annual Fruit Tree Program. Citrus fruit trees will..

Talks, tours highlight Modern Phoenix Week

Talks, tours highlight Modern Phoenix Week

Modern Phoenix Week, featuring seminars, mixers and tours, takes place March 24-April 2 around the Valley, with a few fun events in the..

Learn more about the art of Bonsai

Learn more about the art of Bonsai

The Phoenix Bonsai Society hosts its sixth-annual Bonsai Show March 11-12 at Valley Garden Center, 1809 N. 15th Ave. Phoenix Bonsai Society..

Orchid show and plant sale April 1-2

Orchid show and plant sale April 1-2

Learn about the beautiful, exotic orchid at the Desert Valley Orchid Society’s annual Spring Orchid Show and Workshop April 1-2 at..

Sogetsu Ikebana class at downtown garden

Sogetsu Ikebana class at downtown garden

Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arrangement, is subtle, sensitive, sophisticated, and meditative. A Sogetsu Ikebana class, taught by..

Pop-up nurseries offer tomatoes, worm bins

Pop-up nurseries offer tomatoes, worm bins

Greg Peterson, owner of The Urban Farm, continues his pop-up nursery events this month with a focus on prepping your garden. Visitors will..

Month-by-month gardening tips

Month-by-month gardening tips

Gardening in the desert southwest presents its own set of challenges and rewards. At the Desert Botanical Garden, you’ll find expert..

Learn about plants used by Hohokam

Learn about plants used by Hohokam

Discover some of the edible and medicinal plants of the southwest on an abbreviated walk along the trail at Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E...

Tovrea Castle tour tickets now available

Tovrea Castle tour tickets now available

Tour tickets for the historic Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights are on sale now for the fall 2017 season. And while it may be hard to plan..

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