The Great Gallery in Utah’s Horseshoe Canyon, about 330 miles northeast of Las Vegas, is one of the most significant rock art sites in the Southwest.
Somewhat tender plants like roses and crape myrtle can handle the intense desert heat and sunlight if they are growing in soil amended with organics and the soil is covered with mulch that rots or decomposes. Roses and crape myrtle will struggle after a few years when planted in soils covered by rock
The high population of aphids this year was caused by our wet and humid spring weather. The fastest way to get rid of them is to drench the soil beneath the tree with a systemic insecticide diluted in a bucket of water.
The scenic little town 60 miles northeast of San Diego isn’t necessarily on the way to anywhere, but it’s well worth a visit.
Grasshoppers start cute and small with small appetites and jump from plant to plant. But as they grow bigger, their increased appetites cause more and more damage to landscapes.
Andy Ciarrocchi, vice president of management and operations for Hughes Corp., says “we have already provided over 90 percent of what people want.” But there’s much more to come.
Through binoculars, we spied the moon’s craters. We spent a few moments taking in the full moon’s beguiling beauty before tackling the remaining steps of our more than 3-mile night hike.
Tomatoes stop setting fruit when air temperatures stay consistently above 95 degrees. The tomatoes that set earlier continue to grow and mature when it stays hot. If the air temperature drops below 95 for a couple of days, new flowers will again set fruit.
Tour the famed Queen Mary or explore the Aquarium of the Pacific in the sunny Southern California port city.
California or Mexican fan palms can make a mess in the yard. But date palms are different. Male date palms are less messy than female date palms.
Whether you have plans to build a scrumptious salad or to grill peaches to top on vanilla ice cream, a local farmers’ market visit will help with fruit-and-veggie needs.
The substation, which will become the 10th police headquarters in Las Vegas, is being built in a newly developed area just west of Route 215.