Photo hobbyist Tom Dusel, a retired dentist who lives in The Boulders in North Scottsdale, recently set out with his wife, Addie, and their friends Kathye and Craig, for a day of exploration and relaxation on Horseshoe Lake Road near Bartlett Dam.
Photographer Jimmy W. Fike has spent the past 15 years creating a photographic archive depicting America’s rich trove of wild edible flora. To date, the project has taken him to 16 different states and allowed him to amass a collection of more than 175 specimens.
Whether you’re hiking, taking photographs or just heading out for an afternoon drive, the following destinations are just a few of the many places around the state where wildflowers can be viewed and enjoyed.
Phoenix gardener Emily Heller’s edible flowers add color and joy to your plate.
This year’s Scottsdale Garden Club show — held March 11 and 12 at Mustang Library in Scottsdale — will feature floral design interpretations of movies filmed in Arizona with Southwestern horticulture grown by garden club members from throughout the Valley.
Arizona is home to the largest rose garden in the Southwest — a public space at Mesa Community College that is open year-round as a living laboratory and a place of beauty that celebrates the rose as a national floral emblem; promotes education and community involvement; attracts cultural events; and provides a resource for partnership, volunteerism and the testing of new roses.
Writer Amanda Christmann Photography by George Gruel [dropcap]T[/dropcap]here are plenty of facts to be said about Arizona plants. For example,…
As Arizona’s winter comes to an end, our flowers get to work saying hello to the world…