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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...

Willo home tour, street fair returns

Willo home tour, street fair returns

The history and charm of downtown Phoenix’s historical neighborhoods will be on display at the Willo Historic Home Tour & Street..

Take a tour of Marion Estates

Take a tour of Marion Estates

The annual Modern Phoenix Home Tour will take place 1-6 p.m. Sunday, March 25 in the Marion Estates area. Tickets go on sale Feb. 1 ($40)..

Sogetsu Ikebana class at downtown garden

Sogetsu Ikebana class at downtown garden

Ikebana is the art of Japanese flower arrangement. A Sogetsu Ikebana class takes place 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at the Japanese..

Citrus trees available at pop-up nurseries

Citrus trees available at pop-up nurseries

The Urban Farm has announced dates for its fruit tree pop-up nursery events as part of its annual Fruit Tree Program. Thousands of trees..

Book details simple ways to farm in the city

Book details simple ways to farm in the city

Living in a city does not mean you can’t grow your own food and raise your own livestock, according to Phoenix resident and Master..

A love of gardening shared over 80 years

A love of gardening shared over 80 years

Things were very different in Phoenix in 1937. Much of the Valley was still undeveloped, and life was a struggle for many families trying..

Recycle festival is free for community

Recycle festival is free for community

Keep Phoenix Beautiful is bringing back its popular “I Recycle Phoenix Festival” from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6 at Christown..

Ikebana Exhibit Jan. 26-28 at garden

Ikebana Exhibit Jan. 26-28 at garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix hosts the 9th Annual Ikebana Exhibit Jan. 26-28, sponsored by The Sonoran Desert Sogetsu Study..

Mountain View Park garden re-launches

Mountain View Park garden re-launches

It was just four years ago that officials from the city of Phoenix, the Phoenix Parks Foundation, members of the community and more first..

Give a gift to the environment

Give a gift to the environment

Celebrate this year’s holiday season with friends and loved ones while supporting conservation and tree planting with the help of the..

New park features ‘donor bricks’

New park features ‘donor bricks’

EDITOR’S NOTE: due to unforeseen circumstances, the groundbreaking was moved from Dec. 12 to Dec. 16. The article below has been..

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..

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