September 2021 | Desert Botanical Garden

OPEN DAILY 8 A.M.|7 A.M. FOR MEMBERS WED. & SUN.

Month: September 2021

Coffee ‘Chata

Coffee ‘Chata

Coffee ‘Chata Ingredients: • 1 ounce coconut liqueur • 1 Chai tea bag • 6 ounces coffee (hot or cold) • Sweetener/sugar to taste • Pinch cinnamon Steep tea in hot coffee for 5 minutes. Press and remove tea bag. Into desired glass/mug, add all ingredients and mix well....
Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix

Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix

Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix The City of Phoenix Mayor, Kate Gallego, recently signed a new Proclamation declaring September Planting for Monarchs Month! Phoenix is a recent signatory of the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayor’s Monarch Pledge and has committed...
LatinX Heritage Month

LatinX Heritage Month

The Garden is excited to share with you more in-depth stories about our plants, people and programs that are rooted in Latinx stories. Follow the Garden on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn as we highlight our diverse staff and plants during Latinx Heritage Month now...
Cactus and Their Genes

Cactus and Their Genes

Cactus and their genes — Desert Botanical Garden hosts international symposium to understand and conserve iconic plant family   Earlier this month, the Garden hosted a first-of-its-kind international symposium focused on “CACTACEAE: PHYLOGENETICS, EVOLUTION AND...
Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Butterflies come in all different shapes, sizes and colors. Can you guess the butterfly that travels long distances (migration) from north to south America and back? That’s right, it’s the Monarch butterfly. The monarch butterfly has bright orange wings covered with...
Recipe | Guacamole Deviled Eggs

Recipe | Guacamole Deviled Eggs

Avocado Deviled Eggs 1 Avocado, peeled, halved, seed removed 2 tbsp cilantro, fresh leaves, minced, optional 1 Lemon, Zest of 6 Eggs, large, boiled, chilled, peeled 1 tbsp Lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper 1 pinch Kosher salt and freshly ground...
Generations at the Garden

Generations at the Garden

After an endless year of screens, Zoom and TikTok, the great outdoors might be the refresh button we’re all been waiting to hit to clear our minds and get us moving. The Phoenix area alone is a mecca for urban hiking and exploration. There is a multitude of trails...
September EcoQuest | What’s That Weed?

September EcoQuest | What’s That Weed?

Join the September EcoQuest: What’s That Weed Find and map as many of these common “weeds” as possible. For this EcoQuest we’re looking at common weeds you may be seeing more of lately, thanks to the abundance of rain we’ve had this monsoon season! What we...
Yellow Hornworms Invade Phoenix

Yellow Hornworms Invade Phoenix

Many living in the Phoenix area will have noticed large green or yellow caterpillars in their yards, green spaces or along roads a few weeks ago. These are the caterpillars of the white-lined sphinx moth. While they may seem like unwanted visitors, there are several...
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