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A New Strategy to Tackle Growing Wildfire Threat

A New Strategy to Tackle Growing Wildfire Threat

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Senator Mark Kelly of Arizona and Forest Chief Randy Moore visited Desert Botanical Garden on Tuesday to announce a 10-year multibillion-dollar plan to reduce the nation’s growing wildfire crisis. In Arizona, the 10-year...

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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Monday, Jan. 17, Desert Botanical Garden and the nation will honor and celebrate the legacy and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a graduate of Morehouse College, a distinguished historically Black university in Atlanta. Dr. King was one of the prominent...

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Wildfire Awareness Month

Wildfire Awareness Month

Week 4 | RestorationThe Sonoran Desert expands from Central Arizona south into the Mexican state of Sonora and the Peninsula of Baja California. This beautiful region of the world is at risk from increasingly intense and frequent wildfires, a worsening drought and...

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Transforming a Food Desert into a Food Oasis

Transforming a Food Desert into a Food Oasis

Phase 1 of Spaces of Opportunity Completed Spaces of Opportunity has been working to transform a 19-acre lot, which sat vacant for roughly 20 years, into one of the nation’s largest urban agriculture projects. Spaces’ mission is to enable all south Phoenix families to...

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ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR MEMBERS AND GENERAL PUBLIC.
Feb 23. the Garden will be closing early at 3pm (last admission at 1:30pm)
Feb 24-25 the Garden is closed to general public and only open to Devour Culinary Classic Ticket Holders.