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27 oherbarium

27 oherbarium

This is a specimen of a Zinnia grandiflora, the common name is Prarie Zinnia, at the University of Arizona (in Tucson) herbarium. This plant blums in the summer. People can learn and research plants at the herbarium where numerous plant specimens are filed away.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

Native mesquite tree inspires creation of special greenhouse

Create your own microclimate to extend growing season

June 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ask the Garden Sage: Keep kissing bugs out of your house

Ask the Garden Sage: Keep kissing bugs out of your house

I am finding kissing bugs in my house. Is there any way to prevent them from getting in and biting us?

June 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pinal sheriff: Man had sophisticated pot growing business

Pinal sheriff: Man had sophisticated pot growing business

A man was arrested and is facing drug charges after Pinal County sheriff's deputies discovered a marijuana growing operation at his residence north of Tucson.

May 12, 2014 6:09 pm Related Loading…
Workers exposed to cement powder in Tucson plant accident

Workers exposed to cement powder in Tucson plant accident

Workers at a northwest-side cement plant were exposed to cement powder Monday morning when a silo valve malfunctioned and dumped the material onto them. 

October 28, 2013 7:58 am Photos

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Learn how to grow tomatoes

Harlow Gardens, 5620 E. Pima Street, is having a class called Tasty Tomatoes today at 2 p.m.

September 16, 2012 9:00 amLoading…
Feds eradicate fewer pot plants nationwide

Feds eradicate fewer pot plants nationwide

SEATTLE — Federal data shows the number of live marijuana plants eradicated in outdoor and indoor grow operations has dropped in most states over the past three years, while the amount of bulk processed marijuana seized has doubled in that time.

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Underground pot greenhouse found in Cochise County

Underground pot greenhouse found in Cochise County

Investigators from the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office found an underground greenhouse used to grow marijuana and seized several marijuana plants and drug paraphernalia from a McNeal home Friday.

June 18, 2012 1:16 pm

Native plants can be salvaged prior to leveling

Save-A-Plant is a program that aims to salvage and preserve as many native plants as possible prior to a site being leveled for development.

June 12, 2012 9:00 amLoading…
Poinsettias can keep yuletide warmth alive

Poinsettias can keep yuletide warmth alive

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December 25, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Let critters make your backyard their home

Let critters make your backyard their home

For 10 years, Dennis Caldwell has encouraged lizards to take up residence in his garden, like this desert spiny lizard on a cholla cactus. "The key element," he says, "is to have protection from the cats."

January 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Let critters make your backyard their home

Let critters make your backyard their home

A painted lady goes about the business of being a butterfly in the backyard of Dennis Caldwell.

January 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Let critters make your backyard their home

Let critters make your backyard their home

An ornate tree lizard makes good use of a wood pile in Dennis Caldwell's yard.

January 10, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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