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Month: October 2020

Love Is Never Canceled

Love Is Never Canceled

It was March 2020 when the Event Services team saw the first signs that wedding season was not going to be the same as previous years at Desert Botanical Garden. Couples who had been planning for months and years for one special day were seeing things rapidly change....
Garden Ghost Stories

Garden Ghost Stories

Desert Botanical Garden opened in 1939, and it has attracted millions of people from all walks of life—sometimes even the afterlife. As you can imagine, the Garden has accumulated several ghost stories during its 80-year history. A few staff members shared a few of...
A Gourd-geous Fall Harvest

A Gourd-geous Fall Harvest

It’s decorative gourd season! For many, the term ‘gourd’ evokes images of the bizarre, colorful novelty crops that appear by the bushel-load in farmers markets and grocery stores each October and just as suddenly disappear after Thanksgiving. For warm climates like...
Spook-tacular Plants

Spook-tacular Plants

Even plants can get into the Halloween spirit! Here are Desert Botanical Garden’s “spooky” plant picks either for their name, behavior or appearance. Have fun trying to find these on your next visit. The sinister-looking creeping devil (Stenocereus eruca)...
Halloween Snack | Tarantula Brownies

Halloween Snack | Tarantula Brownies

Savor the Halloween season with a creepy, crawly snack. Inspired by a Sonoran Desert species, these tasty tarantula brownies are a little sweet, a little salty, a little crunchy and a whole lot of fun. Materials you will need include the following. Brownies Biscuit...
Debunking Myths About Creepy, Crawly Creatures

Debunking Myths About Creepy, Crawly Creatures

There are a lot of creepy, crawly creatures out there that look very strange that have a bad reputation, but you’d be surprised to learn that myths contribute to their notoriety. Here are a few examples of the desert tarantula and scorpion and their debunked...
Falling For Fall

Falling For Fall

Autumn is typically synonymous with scarves, sweaters and, of course, changing leaves. While the Sonoran Desert may not be known for its colorful transition of trees, if you know what to look for, desert plants have their own way of indicating a shift in the seasons....
Sonoran Sippin’ at Home | Copper & Cotton’s Velvet Mizquitl

Sonoran Sippin’ at Home | Copper & Cotton’s Velvet Mizquitl

“Velvet Mizquitl” Desert Botanical Garden has teamed up with Mezcal Carreño to challenge local mixologists to create desert-inspired mezcal cocktails. The rules are simple—each cocktail must include at least one desert ingredient and mezcal. Check back...

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