August 2023 | Desert Botanical Garden

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Month: August 2023

Cactus-Themed Summer Cocktail Recipes

Cactus-Themed Summer Cocktail Recipes

With prickly pear fruit coming into season, Gertrude’s Restaurant has a couple of fun summer drinks that will pare well for almost any summer gathering.  Prickly Pear Mimosa 1 ounce Prickly Pear Syrup 5 ounces Brut Rosé Into a flute, pour prickly pear syrup and top...
Saguaro Census Result 2023

Saguaro Census Result 2023

Desert Botanical Garden’s Saguaro Census recorded 3,670 saguaro observations across metro Phoenix in May with the support of Valley residents and volunteers, expanding its total number of observations to more than 19,000 since the project’s launch in 2022. As of June...
How Desert Botanical Garden is Helping Saguaros Under a Hotter Climate

How Desert Botanical Garden is Helping Saguaros Under a Hotter Climate

Meet the next generation of saguaros. In a small square pot, 100 black seeds are scattered across a sandy bed. Several of them have already sprouted into seedlings. The seedlings are only a few millimeters in size, resembling green jelly beans with a spiky head. The...
Plant Care Tips During Extreme Heat Wave

Plant Care Tips During Extreme Heat Wave

Consistent weeks of record-breaking high temperatures is stressful for many plants. Despite best efforts to keep plants alive, many will begin to see symptoms of heat and drought stress. Leaves, fruit, flowers, bark, wood and roots may be damaged. Different plant...

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