April 2020 | Page 2 of 2 | Desert Botanical Garden

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Month: April 2020

#AZSunset Inspiration

#AZSunset Inspiration

Ah sunsets – they offer the nostalgia of a completed day with the opportunity of a new beginning around the corner. Streaks of colors paint the sky, indicating the day’s finale in spectacular form. They provide beauty, hope and encouragement that is universally...
Activity | Desert Detectives Bingo at Home: Animals

Activity | Desert Detectives Bingo at Home: Animals

Spending more time taking walks or hikes with your family? Try our desert nature walk bingo which is a great example of garden activities for kids! Check out this fun printable sheet to make the experience even more fun. Download Activity Back to...
Zoom Virtual Garden Backgrounds

Zoom Virtual Garden Backgrounds

Missing the Garden and spending a lot of time on Zoom? Download these Garden Zoom virtual backgrounds to brighten up your calls. How to Download Save the images to your cell phone’s photo library or to your desktop by holding and clicking, right clicking or...
Bringing You Butterflies

Bringing You Butterflies

The Spring Butterfly Exhibit may be closed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy these fluttery friends. Check out this beauties, and identify their species in order below. Giant Swallowtail – Papilio cresphontes Monarch – Danaus plexippus...
This Week’s Blooms | Week of March 30

This Week’s Blooms | Week of March 30

We hope you have enjoyed watching this week’s featured blooms video! If you are eyeing the plants in the video and wondering what they are, well you are in luck. We have listed the plant names below.   Twisted Acacia (Vachellia schaffneri) Blinder prickly pear...
Grab your Crayons and Unwind

Grab your Crayons and Unwind

Did you know that coloring is not just for kids? It can be a stress-reducing, meditative and a creative experience. The Garden invites you to find inspiration in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert through these coloring pages. So grab your crayons, markers, colored...
Behind The Scenes of Seed Lab Photography

Behind The Scenes of Seed Lab Photography

Conservation collections manager, Steve Blackwell, shares the intriguing capabilities of the Garden’s Seed Lab and photography. Explore seeds, seedlings and chrysalises on a cellular level and learn how Garden scientists use this process in their work. Explore...
Activity | Build an Insect

Activity | Build an Insect

The Sonoran Desert has thousands of bug species. What have you noticed about them? Do they have fluttering wings? Do they have six legs, or maybe more? What color are they? What do they eat?  In this at-home Garden activity, kids of all ages can build their very own...

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