Home gardening with natives, non-natives—and both at the same time.
People have asked me if I have a specific object or two in mind when preparing for a night under the stars. Sometimes. But serendipitous stargazing always seems to lead to something better.
A gathering storm during a recent adventure into the Santa Ritas precluded any rockhounding. But we did stop at a remarkably intact prospector’s cabin in Little Fish Canyon.
How animals, parasites, insects and plants get around.
O’Donnell Canyon in Canelo is most likely named after brothers Anthony and Patrick O’Donnell, who lived there in 1893. This is their story.
This month, Jupiter is easily spotted. It is the brightest and biggest Jupiter most of us will ever see.
Summers here are not the ideal time to go off-road and hunt for minerals.
Grasshopper mice, robberflies and Mala mujer are three relatively obscure local species who deserve our attention, admiration and protection.
Fall is my absolute favorite time of year here in Southern Arizona. There are so many plants to try out that thrive in the cool nights and warm days.