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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..

Artists’ studio tour south of Camelback

Artists’ studio tour south of Camelback

The 9th-Annual Camelback Studio Tour and Art Sale is set for Nov. 2-4, between Camelback and McDowell roads, east of 44th St. Special works..

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..

Annual fall plant sale, workshops

Annual fall plant sale, workshops

Browse plants grown by Master Gardeners and celebrate fall at an event  hosted by Metro Tech High School, 1900 W. Thomas Road, from 8..

Tour Phoenix’s own ‘Urban Farm’

Tour Phoenix’s own ‘Urban Farm’

The Urban Farm, 6750 N. 13th Place, will host free tours of the 1/3-acre property on Oct. 5 and Oct. 6. The Urban Farm, which is the home..

Still time to grow your vegetable garden

Still time to grow your vegetable garden

There’s still time to get your vegetable garden growing, as early May is a good time to plant some warmer-weather edibles, according to..

SRP to remove, replace trees

SRP to remove, replace trees

In an effort to expand the shade-tree canopy and promote a more sustainable community, SRP has partnered with the city of Phoenix to remove..

National Public Garden’s Day at DBG

National Public Garden’s Day at DBG

Visit the Desert Botanical Garden on National Public Garden’s Day, Friday, May 11, and receive $5 off general admission. Coupons are..

Free landscape watering workshops

Free landscape watering workshops

The city of Phoenix Water Services Department hosts a “Rain Garden” workshop, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at Park Central..

Orchid show and plant sale April 7-8

Orchid show and plant sale April 7-8

Learn more about the beautiful, exotic orchid at the Desert Valley Orchid Society’s annual family friendly Spring Orchid Show and Plant..

Getting pests off your indoor plants

Getting pests off your indoor plants

With the weather warming up, more windows and screen doors are being opened during the still-cool morning and evening hours. But while this..

Grow a garden with less water

Grow a garden with less water

Whether your garden has been affected by drought, changing climate, or simply the need to use less water, a new book offers a guide to..

Bring in your bugs for the ‘Bug Zoo’

Bring in your bugs for the ‘Bug Zoo’

Locally owned D.I.Y. pest control retailer, Bug & Weed Mart, needs new specimens for its Bug Zoo. The public is invited to catch..

Design services at a reduced rate

Design services at a reduced rate

The Arizona North chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Interior Designer for Hire program offers homeowners the..

Couple’s historic home part of family history

Couple’s historic home part of family history

For Kayleigh and Peter, remodeling their Windsor Square home was filled with many memories. Throughout her childhood, Kayleigh and her..

U-Haul hosts a Farmers Market

U-Haul hosts a Farmers Market

A Midtown Farmers Market, hosted by U-Haul, will take place 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the U-Haul Midtown Campus at 2727 N...

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