Making Your Home Desert Friendly

Making Your Home Desert Friendly

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Living in the Sonoran Desert is a unique experience. Only other desert dwellers can understand the extreme heat and extreme beauty of sweeping landscapes, and mountains always looming in view. If you are considering building a new home in the desert or just want to upgrade yours to make it more desert friendly there are some things to consider. Number …

Understanding Rain Patterns in The Sonoran Desert

Understanding Rain Patterns in The Sonoran Desert

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Living in the Sonoran Desert gives you an appreciation for rainfall and the water it brings. One of the hottest and driest areas of the country, the Sonoran Desert depends on infrequent and unpredictable rains. Life here has adapted to the aridity and the extreme fluctuations. Annual rainfall for the Sonoran ranges from 3 to 15 inches. Most native flora …

Critters of the Sonoran Desert

Critters of the Sonoran Desert

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Sometimes the desert in Arizona gets so hot you have to wonder how other animals get by without the benefit of cooling sunshades. Yet, for centuries Sonoran wildlife has developed and adapted to the extremes of desert temperatures. Part of their strategy is similar to ours – get in the shade for a simple, natural cool. Other fauna is crepuscular …