Pruning 101 water-smart workshop Aug. 24 in Queen Creek

Trees and shrubs are the most important living elements of your landscape.  Join an arborist certified by the International Society of Arboriculture for an introductory presentation to learn the basics of pruning to keep your investments healthy, functional and looking great. Pruning 101 water-smart workshop is 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 24 at Historic Town Hall, […]

Queen Creek Library invites visitors to ‘Water – Use It Wisely Tower’ in July

During July, the Water – Use It Wisely Tower will be on display at the Queen Creek Library along with many other activities for the family. The water tower provides a visual representation of how much water the average person uses every day, according to a press release. Residents are invited to attend ongoing opportunities […]

Baxley-Gores: Water conservation needs to be a priority in Queen Creek

As an Arizona native, I recognize the importance of water conservation in our great state.  In our household, we make every attempt to conserve water as much as possible and where practical. Unfortunately, I live in a neighborhood here in Queen Creek, that has strict HOA guidelines that actually “prohibits” desert- or zero-scape yards.  We […]

Water-smart workshop Feb. 9 on irrigation controllers

Looking to beautify your outdoor spaces in 2019? Whether you are searching for a professional to do the job or plan on doing the work yourself, understanding the basics could save you a substantial amount of time and money. The town offers free classes for Queen Creek utility customers. With eight classes to choose from, […]

Hurricane tag team of Rosa and Sergio set rainfall records for October

First there was Rosa, then came Sergio. Remnants of those downgraded hurricanes helped set rainfall records for Phoenix and made this the wettest October since record keeping began in 1895. Phoenix is 2.55 inches above the year-to-date normal. The steady rains flooded roads, closed schools and briefly shut down the Arizona State Fair, but Arizona’s […]

Lego building event, water tower at the Queen Creek Branch Library

Are you a master builder? Explore fun and creativity with Legos building blocks. Individuals and teams will have 40 minutes to create a themed Lego display. It will take place 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday, June 24, in the Zane Grey Community Room at the Queen Creek Branch Library. Sign up for a competition slot on the […]

Visit the Water Use It Wisely tower all month, meet ‘Wayne Drop’ June 14 at the QC library

Throughout the month of June, the Water Use It Wisely tower will be on display at the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. Designed to help people understand the average daily water use, the tower consists of 120 gallon jugs. The display not only serves as a visual representation, there will be a […]

Visit the Water Use It Wisely tower, meet ‘Wayne Drop’ June 14 at Queen Creek library

Throughout the month of June, the Water Use It Wisely tower will be on display at the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. Designed to help people understand the average daily water use, the tower consists of 120 gallon jugs. The display not only serves as a visual representation, there will be a […]