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Vegetated roofs are a logical—but uncommon—solution for desert homes.

For successful home-growing in Arizona, follow these climate-specific rules.

Colorful and fragrant, this tropical stunner is an unexpected Valley garden accent.

Incorporating rock into garden spaces is a favorite choice for Southwestern homeowners.

As a desert-friendly accent for yards and gardens, ocotillo fencing is uniquely Sonoran.

We asked the experts to weigh in on some of their favorite desert-friendly flora.

Jewel Box Homes, August/September 2021 Editor's Letter

With the help of her builder friend, a former interior designer transforms a shipping container into a backyard pottery studio.

Local interior designers share eight masterful bathroom makeovers.

Landscape designer Haley Tew shares three of her favorite summer stunners.