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Four Tips for Creating Your Ideal Arizona Desert Garden

Desert gardening takes a different type of green thumb. After all, desert conditions consist of low water availability, low-nutrient soil, and exceptionally high temperatures. Despite the desert’s inadequate environment for growing most plants, places such as Arizona contain a lush diversity of flora acclimated to the climate. So, while an Arizona garden may not contain the garden staples you’re used to, there are so many vibrant plants to bring your outdoor space to life.

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5 Ways to Make Your Neighborhood Safer

Home can be a safe haven, and when our home is encroached upon by trespassers, we feel unsafe.  In an earlier blog post, “What Makes Tucson AZ One of the Safest Places to Live,” I broke down what criteria made Tucson, AZ, a safe place to live. And while Tucson is safer than most, there are practical steps that can reduce crime even more.
 
Maintain your safe haven and explore these five safety tips on ways to make your neighborhood safer!

 

Get to Know Your Neighbors

 

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What Makes Tucson AZ One of the Safest Places to Live

Safety is at the top of the list of factors to consider when moving to a new city. How close are the schools? Are the establishments up to par? What is the community like? All of these questions can boil down to the safety and confidence you have in your desired location. 
 
If you’re looking for a city that leaves you feeling comfortable and at home, look no further than the vibrant city of Tucson, AZ. Tucson is one of the safest places to live when it comes to the following criteria:
 

Cost of Living

 
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Tucson Film Festivals: A Movie Buff Heaven

Since 1925, Tucson and the desert southwest have been destinations for filmmakers wanting to add stunning vistas, charming locales, and sprawling backdrops to their filmography. 
 
Tucson’s impact on the film industry has only grown. The city is now home to many internationally-renowned film festivals brimming with new talent and innovations in movie making. 
 
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The Best of Tucson: Saguaro National Park

Whether you call Tucson home or are just visiting, Saguaro National Park should be at the top of your activity list. The park offers plenty of activities like hiking, camping, cactus gardens, and sunset spots perfect for the passionate photographer, to name a few. 
 
Breathtaking landscapes and picturesque vistas surround Tucson. But these astounding views aren’t just painted backdrops — they are national escapes perfect for exploring and appreciating some of the most unique flora and fauna in the US. 
 
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Remote Workers Flock to Tucson

As workers from expensive, dense cities pivot to working from home, many of them have realized they can live much more comfortably in cities like Tucson. COVID-19 has had a detrimental impact on nearly everyone, from individuals to businesses and beyond. A lot has changed to deal with the novel coronavirus — but not all of those changes are necessarily bad.
 
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