In October 2023, Desert Botanical Garden embarked on a multi-year partnership with London-based artist studio ScanLAB Projects that will culminate in a new immersive exhibition set to open in October 2025.
Ever wonder what it takes to organize and run Desert Botanical Garden’s semiannual plant sales? Organizing the events is a monumental task with preparations that are ongoing throughout the year.
So many things have changed within and outside the Phoenix area since Desert Botanical Garden opened its doors in 1939. From technological advances to the urbanization of Papago Park, check out some of the distinction between 1939 and 2024 below.
In the late 1940s, brothers John and Arthur Earle would run around barefoot exploring their new home: Desert Botanical Garden.
Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: THE GARDEN ANNOUNCES PRIVATE LABEL GIN COLLECTION WITH SANTAN SPIRITS
To commemorate Desert Botanical Garden’s 85th anniversary in February, we are thrilled to announce a private label gin collection in partnership with Chandler-based SanTan Distillery.
Over the years, you’ve watched Desert Botanical Garden transform and grow. Now, as we celebrate our 85th anniversary, the Garden is excited for what the future holds and wants to recognize what we have accomplished.
Wendy Hodgson, Herbarium Curator Emerita and Senior Research Botanist is that rare individual at Desert Botanical Garden who came to a place for a job and stayed for a career.
Portraits are works of art that can tell us what someone looks like, what they like or special characteristics about their personalities, or can tell us about an activity someone is doing. Partner up with a friend or family member. You will each create a portrait of yourself and another of your family.
As Desert Botanical Garden gets ready to celebrate its 85th anniversary in February, we invite you to enter our winter photo contest.