Photo of the Day: Texas Sage

My neighbor’s Texas sage went crazy after the recent rain, as did many around town. Leucophyllum frutescens (and my neighbor’s may be the candidium, or “Silver Cloud” variety with silvery foliage) isn’t actually related to the salvia genus. It’s a figwort, and some of those are medicinal herbs which have been used in traditional healing […]

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Hidden Letters to the Editor: The Scenic Drive

Historical status for scenic drive would be win-win for city Usually, something bad has to hap­pen before action is taken. In 2013, Scottsdale has the opportu­nity to be different. The Desert Foot­hills Scenic Drive is celebrating its 50th birthday and is finally being enhanced using bond funds approved by voters in 2000 — these are […]

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Photo of the Day

Today’s photo is from Michael & Lylah Ledner’s Simple Farm blog in suburban central Scottsdale. Here’s more about The Simple Farm from their Facebook page: North Scottsdale’s own local suburban farm known as The Simple Farm. We use organic practices producing gourmet quality vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruit & farm house eggs for restaurants, farmers’ markets […]

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