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Least expensive home sold for just under $300K

The least expensive home sold July 10 through Aug. 9 was a three-bedroom home at 19296 N. Costa Verdez Ave. in Tortosa. It fetched...

Plumber: Maintenance extends life of water heaters

Do you wonder if water heater flushes are necessary? Do you do regular maintenance on your water heater? Well, if not, you should be....

Morgan: Improving curb appeal can lead to quicker sales

When I take potential buyers to look at a home, they begin making their decision on whether they like the property from the moment...
Harriet Phelps

Master Gardener: Prepare that new vegetable garden now

It’s August, and we have not quite given up on summer and are wondering when it will end. The temperatures are consistently in the...

Master Gardener: Chia is not just a fuzzy tchotchke!

You may have seen the TV commercials, but there is more than meets the eye with chia (Salvia hispanica), the iconic seed of the...

Master gardener: Smile-making sunflowers

Plant sunflowers for a garden that will make you smile! Find a sunny place with well-drained soil and plant seeds in early spring or fall,...

Smartscape training – saving landscapers time, you money and everyone water

No matter where you live, your landscape matters. Whether you’re enjoying desert trees, cactus, or something greener, plants impact our lives. In the city...

Maintenance checkpoints on your plumbing this summer

Summer is a great time to encourage homeowners to perform a maintenance check on their plumbing. Water usage soars during the summer months from heat...

Master gardener: Purslane packs a nutritious punch

I love plants. They helped save my life in their own special and unique way. They have also introduced me to some of the...

Moringa tree offers shade, nutrition

The moringa tree is a fast-growing, desert-thriving tree that provides shade and is a source of highly nutritious greens. Many trees are noted to grow...

Plumbing: It’s the little things

Every day you use water fixtures in your home. People take for granted turning faucets on and off, flushing toilets and washing laundry. When something...

Springtime is prime for finding, fixing leaks

Did you know that just one year of water leaks in your home can waste enough water to fill a backyard swimming pool? Water-wasting...

Watering with a purpose

I grew up in the Midwest and our biggest concern was whether March would come in like a lion or a lamb according to...

Master Gardeners plant seeds with advice, expertise

Many newcomers and inexperienced gardeners in Arizona need advice to successfully grow flowers and vegetables in our desert climate and soil conditions. Often, that expertise...

Reverse osmosis: What you need to know

Reverse osmosis (RO) is a water purification process that uses a partially permeable membrane to remove ions, unwanted molecules and larger particles from drinking...