There are plants that may discourage javelina.
Cacti — from chollas and hedgehogs to even some saguaros — are blooming now.
The sun sets in Saguaro National Park West. Photo by David Sanders / Arizona Daily Star July 10, 2001.
Spring plant sales bring happy gardeners in March, April.
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Talk focuses on nearly 100 species found in the Lone Star State.
Good evening, class of 2014. Not many saguaros are invited to give commencement addresses, but I’m just a 1-ton cactus with five arms who can’t say “No.”
Some people pay money to “adopt” stars far out in the galaxy. Others pony up dollars to adopt wolves in support of conservation. Now — here in cactus-studded Southern Arizona — you’re invited to adopt a saguaro.
PHOENIX — Citing everything from grazing to insects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday granted endangered species protection to two cacti found in Arizona.
Some people seek wealth. Others search for the meaning of life. Bob Cardell? He’s on a quest for yet another quirky cactus.
These cactus blooms at Saguaro Park East are just a sample of the desert's visual feast.
The wildflowers of spring have long since withered away - but this month's monsoon rains have helped nurture a colorful crop of summer desert blooms.
The sun sets in Saguaro National Park West July 10, 2001.
Two men sought by national park officials who may have knowledge of recent vandalism along a popular Tucson hiking trail came forward Tuesday.
Yellow-orange caltrops are also called summer poppies. These were in the Tucson Mountains.
Barrel cactus blooms can be either red-orange or green-yellow.
Pincushion cacti flowers are brilliant pink.