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Month: April 2020

Picking a New Plant Family Member

Picking a New Plant Family Member

Photo: @300_west Welcoming something or someone special into your home can often be a refreshing change. When that something is a new plant, you can be sure that your space is about to brighten up several watts. What goes into picking out a new plant? You’ve passed...
Send Mom Some Virtual Love

Send Mom Some Virtual Love

With Mother’s Day coming up, bring the beauty of the Garden to a mom in your life with these free downloadable postcards. How to Download Save the images to your cell phone’s photo library or to your desktop by holding and clicking, right clicking or...
Activity | Make Mom a Flower Crown

Activity | Make Mom a Flower Crown

  Celebrate the moms in your life with this nature craft activity for all ages. All you need are a few craft supplies and whatever you can find in your garden or flower selection at your grocer.  Materials: Printed crown template or free-hand draw your own...
Earth Day 2020 | Tool Shed

Earth Day 2020 | Tool Shed

Celebrate 50 years of Earth Day at home with Desert Botanical Garden. Dig into the Earth Day Tool Shed below with your families to see how you can help the Garden preserve nature and the environment today so they can be shared with future generations. Also, learn...
A Changing Earth

A Changing Earth

The potential effects on plants and other organisms due to the decrease in human activity is a bit speculative right now. However, based on current knowledge, these are some possible effects that may be occurring. These represent likely positive human impacts on the...
Send a Virtual Postcard

Send a Virtual Postcard

We dedicate these digital postcards to everyone in our community that works to keep us safe, healthy and fed during the COVID crisis. We hope that they will bring you peace and joy from the unease in your daily lives and remind you of the restorative power of nature...
Activity | Fruit Dissection

Activity | Fruit Dissection

Fruit is a great introductory to dissection, because fruit is typically easy to cut into, has simple anatomy and is easy to obtain. For this activity, use the botanical definition of fruit: the seed-bearing structure produced in plants after flowering. Fruits ideal...
Become a Citizen Scientist

Become a Citizen Scientist

Sign up for May’s Desert Defenders Challenge to map out as much stinknet (Oncosiphon piluliferum) in the Phoenix Metro Area as possible.  Introducing The Metro Phoenix EcoFlora Project Attention citizen scientists! Desert Botanical Garden needs your help to find...
Activity | Mindful Relaxation

Activity | Mindful Relaxation

Meditation Tips At Home Contributing Author  |  Kerry Amann Meditation has many benefits to health and well-being. When many spending more time at home, people can find new ways to practice meditation. While there is no one-size-fits-all tip, here are a few you can...

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