Posts Tagged ‘Desert’

  • Featured Photo: Christmas Cactus

    You have to understand that the holiday season in Tucson Arizona is not quite the traditional environment of snowy wreaths and hot chocolate. Daytime temps can be in the 80s, and nary a cloud is in the sky. So people get creative. Take the habit of dressing up cacti. Saguaros, those classic cacti with the […]

  • March Photo Gallery: Desert Wildflowers

    Spring is the time for desert wildflowers. Many think of the desert as a hot, dry, desolate place, with little more than a couple funny-looking cacti. In fact, the desert can have a spectacular display of wildflowers, especially in the spring. Among the four major deserts in North America, the Sonoran Desert is considered to […]

  • Photo Location: Sabino Canyon, Tucson, Arizona

    Sabino Canyon Recreation Area (part of Coronado National Forest) sits on the Northeast side of Tucson, Arizona, tucked into the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Surrounded on three sides by the Pusch Ridge Wilderness, the terrain ranges from relatively flat to rugged canyons and mountainsides. Miles of hiking trails and even a paved road […]