Green Living

Five reasons you’ll love winter at Picacho Mountain in Las Cruces, New Mexico

While the rest of the country is scraping ice off their windshields and shoveling snow, residents of Picacho Mountain, here in Las Cruces, New Mexico, are enjoying sunshine and fabulous weather! One of the top reasons people choose to live in Southern New Mexico is the great weather. Las Cruces enjoys an average of 350 days of sunshine each year and winter high temperatures average in the 50’s.

Go Green: Solar Energy is the right choice for Las Cruces, New Mexico

One of the things that makes Las Cruces, New Mexico one of the Best Places to Live is how easy it is to go green. Las Cruces weather and climate make it ideally suited to add solar energy to your custom home. Here is a great report from local station KRWG about why Las Cruces …

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Farm Fresh food from Las Cruces, NM

Las Cruces Organic Farm now featuring home delivery!

I am continually amazed at what a great place Las Cruces, New Mexico is to live. Last week I discovered another reason that I love living here: Skarsgard Farms features local farms that deliver organic fruits, veggies, and other fresh foods in select areas around Las Cruces. The Las Cruces Farmers Market is one of my favorite places to …

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Things to do: Save the date for Picacho Hills Art in the Garden Tour

Art and Garden lovers, mark your calendar for Sunday, September 18th, 2011! The Artists of Picacho Hills have asked us to invite anyone interested in gardening or art to attend their annual Art in the Garden Tour. This is the 4th year that the Artists of Picacho Hills have hosted this event, but the first …

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Go Green: Indoor Air Quality is top priority espeically among baby boomers

Have you looked outside lately? It’s murky out there. It seems like there are fires burning all around us right now. Be­tween the soot, smoke, dust and wind, many of us have been thinking a lot about the quality of the air we breathe. The fires have given us a visual re­minder of contaminants in …

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