Category Archives: Gardening

The Ultimate Summer To-Do List: 50 Activities for Friends and Family

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Summer is a close second to spring for me when it comes to favorite seasons. It may have something to do with being raised in Arizona and not knowing much different when … Continue reading

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Beets Give You Needed Nutrients

By Julie Murphree, Director of Outreach and Sarah Hunt, Communications Intern     Beets grow well in Arizona! When you go to an Arizona farmers market, you’ll most likely come across a rainbow of beet varieties when they’re in season. … Continue reading

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Fun Activities To Do With Your Family For Easter

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Easter is usually a time to gather with extended family to celebrate, but due to the pandemic, things will look slightly different this year. Although we may not be able to gather … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Articles for Arizona Gardeners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Arizona is an ideal place to garden, with it’s warm weather and lack of winter snow in the valley. Whether you are an experienced gardener or are just starting out, these tips … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Spring To-Do List: 50 Activities for Friends and Family

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Spring is my favorite season; you want to know why? It’s because our Arizona weather is perfect this time of year! From January to March, Arizonians experience what spring is like for … Continue reading

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