February 2022 | Desert Botanical Garden

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

Month: February 2022

Recipe | Dragon Fruit Margarita

Recipe | Dragon Fruit Margarita

Frozen Dragon Fruit Margarita Ingredients 1.5 Oz Tequila .5 Oz Triple Sec 2 Oz Margarita Mix Ice .5 Oz Dragon Fruit Puree Directions Place all ingredients, except Dragon Fruit, in blender. Blend until thorough combined and ice is broken completely. Coat inside of...
Chilled Out Butterflies

Chilled Out Butterflies

Each week while the Butterfly Pavilion is open, Desert Botanical Garden receives more than 1,000 fluttery critters from butterfly farms in California, Oklahoma, Texas and Florida. Rachel Nelsen, the Garden’s exhibit coordinator, manages the butterfly pavilion...
Garden Blooms

Garden Blooms

It’s that magical time of the year again — probably one of the Garden’s favorite. Very soon the Garden will be an oasis of cactus blooms, including the yellow flowers of prickly pear cactus, the creamy-white flowers of saguaros and the showy pink flowers of...
The Need for Seed

The Need for Seed

In October 2021, Desert Botanical Garden’s Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) initiative started a restoration project at Piestewa Peak that involved dyeing invasive buffelgrass blue, unearthing them with pickaxes and cultivating their replacements at a...
Butterfly Search

Butterfly Search

Butterfly Search The Garden has the power to quiet the distractions of life and recenter human connection with nature—even for children. In this activity, kids engage in the natural world around them to search for and count butterflies interacting with plants. This is...
“Antiques Roadshow” Spotlight Garden’s Natural Treasures

“Antiques Roadshow” Spotlight Garden’s Natural Treasures

By: Lynn Trimble More than 3,000 people came to Desert Botanical Garden last April to experience “Antiques Roadshow,” which rolled into Phoenix for the first stop on its 2019 tour. With up to 8 million people watching “Antiques Roadshow” on...
Desert Botanical Garden Anniversary

Desert Botanical Garden Anniversary

On Feb. 12, the Garden will celebrate its 83rd anniversary. Since 1939, a small group of local residents saw the need to conserve the desert environment. Botanist Gustaf Starck was one of them and found like-minded residents by posting a sign that read “Save the...
Valentine’s Day Digital Cards

Valentine’s Day Digital Cards

Spread love from afar with these free downloadable digital cards available in English and Spanish.  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...
Black History Month

Black History Month

This year, Desert Botanical Garden celebrates Black History Month by honoring and highlighting pioneers in environmental science, local leaders in urban farming whose work and advocacy are making significant impacts in their communities, and horticulturalists who are...
February EcoQuest: Alley Adventures

February EcoQuest: Alley Adventures

Candelilla (Euphorbia antisyphilitica) Join the february 2022 EcoQuest: alley adventures   Join the February EcoQuest: Alley AdventuresFor this EcoQuest, find and map the plants and wildlife you can find in alleys. Join the EcoQuestFor this EcoQuest, you will...

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