It’s 4:30 in the morning, and I’m at Angel Park Golf Club, 100 S. Rampart Blvd. It’s dark outside, but there’s a hubbub of activity. There’s an associate mowing the practice green, a kitchen worker heading toward the restaurant, a staff member using a blower to clear the main concourse to the clubhouse and equipment is buzzing everywhere. There are sprinklers watering the course.
Nearly all figs are self-fertile, and all the figs I have tested in our climate do well. It is just a matter of your preference in taste.
If you’re looking for a break from triple-digit temperatures, a refreshing evening under the stars is just for you. If you live in Summerlin, you’re only minutes away from Super Summer Theatre at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.
There are days when slamming your bedroom door, though it might get you in trouble, is really satisfying. Those are the days when everybody bugs you, nothing goes right, and you just want to scream, stomp, storm and slam.
Sometimes, you just want to be left alone. But what if everybody left you — for good?
One benefit of living in Southern Nevada is the opportunity to explore little-traveled back roads winding their way to uncrowded outdoor adventures. One of the best is the Mormon Well Road, originally a pioneer wagon trail on what is now the Desert National Wildlife Refuge.
Early harvesting and installing special netting to protect trees are the best ways to beat birds to eating your fruit.
Have you ever been scared of something? Really scared? Sure you have, and there doesn’t even have to be a reason. You might be scared of the dark because it’s… dark. Maybe you’re scared of dogs, because they make a ferocious noise. Or you’re scared of clowns, because they look funny. You might not be able to put your finger on why you’re scared, but it doesn’t matter.
Anna apples will do better if they are shaded by the eight canopy of the tree and not exposed directly to sunlight all day long.
You don’t need a doctorate in quantum philosophy to understand how disastrous the housing foreclosure problem is in Las Vegas. All you have to do is drive around any residential neighborhood to see the signs that not only say “for sale” but the more ominous “bank owned” or “in foreclosure.”
Of course this is due to the fact that Nevada leads the nation in the percentage of home foreclosures. And, just as sadly for those among us who prefer to believe that Summerlin is immune to such disasters, take note that our community is equally susceptible to the dangers of this crisis. Foreclosure notices dot the Summerlin landscape to the same extent that they do anywhere else in Las Vegas.
There is absolutely no way you’re staying inside another minute. All year long, when school’s in session, you spend enough time indoors. But with summer here and the free time that comes with it, you plan on being outside as much as possible — hiking, exploring and camping. But what if you get lost?