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Although I don't live in Colorado, I do live here in Arizona. We have a Fan...

Although I don't live in Colorado, I do live here in Arizona. We have a Fan Texas Ash tree (2). Is it o.k. to trim the trees in the summer here in central Arizona (Phoenix)?
Both trees are fully mature and healthy, it's just that the monsoon season is upon us and I'm concerned that the trees may not sustain the high winds associated with the monsoons. The trees have never been thinned out inside the basic tree structure.

Maricopa County Arizona Posted 8 months ago

what is wrong with my roses?

I am new to gardening so bare with me. We just moved and these rose bushes were here and just now (4/13/2020) starting to blossom out. However, one bush has all kinds of colors and wild looking leaves. I'm not sure if they have a dieses or what. The pictures that I have submitted on here are all from the same bush. what is going on???

Maricopa County Arizona Posted about 1 year ago

What kind of spider is this

Found this outside . it was inside a engine bay of a truck in AZ

Pinal County Arizona Posted over 1 year ago

Jade plant in Arizona losing leaves

I have a small jade plant and I live in Arizona my house does not have any windows that get sunlight all day so I put it outside and it got a little burned today and lost a bunch of leaves what should I do? Does it need sunlight all day?

Maricopa County Arizona Posted almost 2 years ago

What Came Out of This??

We found this sack, nest, cocoon attached to the underside of a palm branch at the widest point near the tree. I can’t seem to find anything similar. It was open on one side. It’s about 4 inches in diameter, an inch deep. It feels like a softer durable cotton with some fuzz around the edges.

Pima County Arizona Posted about 2 years ago

Mounds of dirt "on the rocks"

I have quite a few mounds of dirt piled on top on my rock yard. The majority of mounds are situated around my single large tree and also my large agave plant. There are also several holes, approximately 3-4 inches diameter, none of which are located by the tree or plant mounds. The mounds are about 4-5 inches tall and about 6-8 inches round. Do you have any idea what is causing this problem? I am afraid something is going to jump out of the hole and bite me. Help!!!

Pinal County Arizona Posted over 2 years ago

Can you identify this spider, found in Arizona.

Found on a playground in lake havasu city, az. Post it was on was approximately 2 1/2 inches wide.

Mohave County Arizona Posted over 2 years ago

Identify this insect?

What kind of bug is this?

Arizona Posted almost 3 years ago

What spider is this

Keep finding these guys and just want to know the danger level

Mohave County Arizona Posted almost 3 years ago

Black Widow

Good day,

I was wondering if Black Widow spiders lace their webs with venom, whether it be intentional or just residual when fabricating a web. I was working on an old Cessna reciprocating engine that was covered with webs and, after touching the web with my bare hands, my skin started to degrade and expose wounds. After further inspection, I found a Black Widow nestled next to the cylinder cooling fins and it looked like an adult. I didn't perform any hard labor previous to finding the spider that would cause these wounds on my hands. I am not asking out of paranoia. The wounds are minuscule. I am simply asking out of curiosity and appreciate any help in advance.


Dusty Ray

Pima County Arizona Posted almost 3 years ago