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Firewheel, a wildflower, common in the Southwest is also known as Indian Blanket. An annual, it reseeds itself readily if allowed the opportunity. The Firewheel is in the Aster family. Requirements: Sandy Soil, good drainage. Special Value to native bees. My firewheel came in a wildflower package from Native Seeds. … Continue reading
This coming weekend (April 18th & 19th, 2014 is the final 3 Tucson performances of Carnival of Illusion for this season. I understand there are a only a few seats left. You can purchase tickets at CarnivalofIllusion.com. Hurry! You can thank us for this recommendation later. Note: This show is … Continue reading
I imagine that anyone who lives in Tucson, Arizona has passed by the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch along I-10, at Picacho Peak many times. And I imagine that most Tucsonans have, as they passed by doing 85, thought to themselves that some day they would stop in and see what … Continue reading
Not long ago, Oro Valley Farmers Market moved to historic Steam Pump Ranch on North Oracle Road. The ranch was started in 1874 by German immigrants George Pusch and Johann Zellweger. In order to make the ranch viable, they needed a lot of water. So the partners purchased a steam … Continue reading
After a 100 year absence from the San Pedro River of Southeastern Arizona the American Beaver is reintroduced. This video explores the history of the area and how pioneer, mining, military and ranching activities lead to the demise of the beaver presence in the San Pedro River. A thorough investigation … Continue reading
Cottonwoods are the largest trees in Arizona. This video, explaining the cottonwood at length is part of an educational series, by the Friends of the San Pedro River. Learn more about how the cottonwood contributes to the ecosystem and protects the San Pedro Riparian Area in this video. Mike Foster, … Continue reading
Sometime in mid-2013, Ms. Karen & I began our search for the Best Sunday Brunch in Tucson. So far, we have already reviewed brunches at: Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant Hacienda del Sol Tanque Verde Guest Ranch Westin La Paloma Resort Agustín Kitchen When I called Westward Look and El … Continue reading