December 2021 | Desert Botanical Garden

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

Month: December 2021

Happy Holidays Digital Cards

Happy Holidays Digital Cards

Deliver festive blessings to loved ones near and far with these free downloadable digital cards. How to DownloadSave the images to your cell phone’s photo library or to your desktop by holding and clicking, right clicking or clicking and dragging. Attach your chosen...
Activity | Ojo de Dios

Activity | Ojo de Dios

This holiday season create art that is tied to nature and has a fascinating history. God’s Eyes or Ojos de Dios are a popular Southwest holiday tradition that have roots from indigenous practices in Mexico.  Ojos de Dios were first made by Wixárika, who are also known...
Five things to do at the Garden this winter

Five things to do at the Garden this winter

The Phoenix area is always sunny during the winters. The climate here is unbeatable, with an average high of 68 degrees this month. Visitors are surrounded by the beauty of the Sonoran Desert — greeted by towering saguaros, shaded by desert willows and awestruck by...
Jingle Beth & Friends Cocktail

Jingle Beth & Friends Cocktail

Stop by at Gertrude’s this month to get into the holiday spirit with this festive drink. During December, Gertrude’s will be offering the Beth & Friends cocktail. 1 1/2 Ounces vodka 1/2 Ounce elderflower liqueur 1 1/2 Ounces cranberry juice 1/2 Ounce...
Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus

Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera sp.) are popular choice this time of year for its highly colored flowers. These epiphytic cactus (plants that grow on trees) are native to South American jungles and look quite different from the desert-dwelling cactus. How to care for...
ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR MEMBERS & GENERAL ADMISSION
Dec. 9 – 11, 15 – 18, 20 – 23, 26 – 31 | Garden closes at 4 p.m.  Last entry at 2:30 p.m. Garden reopens at 5:30 p.m. for Luminaria ticket holders. Dec. 25: Garden is closed