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A stark contrast to the surrounding arid scenery, Elgin Nursery and Tree Farm’s lush 35-acre grounds yield verdant trees and plants sure to thrive under the searing desert sun. Since 1986, the expansive gardening center has supplied metro-area green thumbs with native, desert-adapted, Mediterranean, and tropical plants, and trees that sprout legal tender despite parents' contradictory opinions. Its staff is comprised of a group of knowledgeable horticulturalists, some of whom are bilingual, as well as two ISA Certified Arborists, who share their expertise on the proper diagnoses for sick plants, solutions for irrigation issues, and other planting advice, The center's packets of seeds and all manners of gardening tools, planters, and charming yard art also vie for the attention and lasting affection of strolling visitors. Far more than a purveyor of organic matter, Elgin Nursery and Tree Farm also expands its patron’s grey matter with free gardening workshops on topics such as vegetable gardening, pruning, and landscape irrigation. They also offer delivery and planting services in the Phoenix-metro area for an additional fee. The neighborhood arbor hub supports seniors, military members, and frequent visitors with additional discounts, in addition to guaranteeing all plants for one-year after the date of purchase.
8606 W McDowell Rd
Phoenix,
AZ
US
Each of Designer Art Direct's framers has at least 20 years of experience working with everything from Picassos to family portraits. The staff enhance their skills with thousands of frames and mats from heavyweight manufacturers such as Larson-Juhl. The seasoned framers won't balk at most two- and even three-dimensional subjects, and are happy to frame up valuables including sports memorabilia, photographs, and topographical Rubik's cube cheat sheets. The staff works with clients to make sure each piece of artwork finds a new frame home that meets its artistic and preservational needs. Customers can add extra security to valuable pieces by choosing conservation glass and museum mountings, or transform prints into original-looking art by asking for an acrylic texturing process that the staffers do by hand. Since all framing services are performed onsite, customers can expect a turnaround of a few days or opt for same-day service for an extra fee.
4110 E Bell Rd
Phoenix,
AZ
US
By their estimate, Kelly and Steve Fischer have taught thousands of people how to scuba-dive. As the course director and IDC staff instructor, respectively, at Phoenix Scuba, they draw from more than a decade of expertise to lead a team of master dive instructors, certified open-water instructors, and assistant scuba instructors. These coaches all follow the SDI/TDI curriculum to teach students basic through advanced diving skills, such as navigating underwater or bartering with dolphins. Open-water and advanced open-water certification courses lead the way with hands-on lake dives, and can open the door to specialized courses such as rescue diver or NITROX enriched air certifications. Phoenix Scuba's instructors don't just limit their instruction to local waters: the school has also led extended trips to dive sites in the waters of Belize, Grand Cayman, and Fiji, among others.
13422 N Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix,
AZ
US
Rated the top nursery for the last 10 years by AZ Business magazine, Moon Valley Nurseries complements its extensive inventory of plants and trees with services such as delivery, installation, and tips for care. The knowledgeable staff can help customers navigate the green aisles of trees and plants, which encompass such Plant Kingdom constituents as Palm Trees, Flowering Trees, Shrubs, and, during the holiday season, Christmas Trees. They also grow their own inventory so they can maintain direct control over the health and well being of their plants, whether treating them with the correct combination of fertilizers or pressuring admittance boards to make sure each seed gets into the best of nursery schools.
19820 N 7th St
Phoenix,
AZ
US
Whatever heirlooms, possessions, or cryogenically frozen pies you store at 7th Street & Dunlap Self Storage, all will be protected by a security system that includes 56 cameras and motion detectors. This storage facility takes security seriously, as it does convenience?the aisles are wide and brightly lit, the storage units are air-conditioned for preservation sake, and the facility accommodates FedEx and UPS receiving. Units range from 5'x5' to 10'x20' and come with a recommendation of what can fit inside, such as 170 standard file boxes, desks, and chairs. Month-by-month leases are offered for those with commitment issues, while people who are in it for the long run are rewarded with discounts and love poems.
533 E Dunlap Ave
Phoenix,
AZ
US
Located within walking distance of Phoenix's downtown sports arenas, Steve's Greenhouse Grill is a prime spot for stopping in before a game or to watch one on the eatery's many screens over drinks. The menu shows the restaurant's dedication to quality and taste with antibiotic- and hormone-free buffalo burgers and cowboy cheeseburgers topped with smoked bacon and onion rings. Among the chefs' original creations, the house twist on mac 'n' cheese blends penne pasta with cheddar, bacon, and chipotle alfredo sauce, all of which help give it its signature flavor and help protect it from foul balls hurtling by from nearby Chase Field.
139 E Adams St
Phoenix,
AZ
US
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