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Desert Harvest Fest coming to Oracle State Park

Mesquite trees will play a starring role in the Desert Harvest Fest.

October 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ask the Garden Sage: Plant-stripping ants

Ask the Garden Sage: Plant-stripping ants

Ants, giant mesquite bugs and a stick-like flower.

August 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

New plants taking hold at urban wildlife sanctuary

Hundreds of trees, shrubs have been planted at the Atturbury-Lyman haven.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fact check: State Reps say trees steal water

Fact check: State Reps say trees steal water

Candidates say non-native mesquites hurt aquifers. Expert says trees aren't the problem.

July 30, 2014 12:12 pm Related Loading…
Coffee to keep you cool

Coffee to keep you cool

Crazy coffees: Chemistry set, nitrous, chile, mesquite or corn.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Taking mesquite, beyond the bark

Taking mesquite, beyond the bark

Fear not summer pancakes! The rising sun brings a bushel of mesquite pods – pale yellow and plump, or beige with little eye spots to a splatter of brilliant purple veins like ‘80s abstract art – all waiting to be milled into flour.

July 02, 2014 11:45 pm Photos

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Several Tucson groups plan mesquite conference

June 13 will mark the first-ever mesquite conference sponsored by the UA Cooperative Extension, Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education) and Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture.

June 01, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Tree pollens are in the air

Tree pollens are in the air

Mulberry, olive, Italian cypress, palo verde — the trees’ names are pleasant enough, but the pollens they produce could lead to a sniffling, sneezing spring for some Tucsonans.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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