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Activity | Forest Bathing

Activity | Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing in the Desert | A Prescription to Wellness Treat yourself to a forest bathing experience in the desert. Forest bathing includes a range of techniques designed with the intention to be present in and connected to the natural world. Forest bathing also...

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Activity | Flashlight Tour at Home

Activity | Flashlight Tour at Home

A summertime favorite activity, each year visitors can shine their flashlights through Desert Botanical Garden's trails to discover how wildlife awakens in the desert at night. Your family is invited to bring Flashlight Tours home for Father's Day. All you need is a...

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Activity | Ephemeral Nature Art

Activity | Ephemeral Nature Art

Ephemeral Nature Art: Explore Your Backyard and Create a Masterpiece Your ephemeral nature art creation will only occur once, similar to building a sand castle at the beach. This fun and relaxing activity only requires materials you find outside, such as flower,...

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Activity | Butterfly Spotting

Activity | Butterfly Spotting

Kids can engage in the natural world around them with this activity to search for butterflies interacting with plants. Head outside, and see what you can find.

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Activity | Build an Insect Hotel

Activity | Build an Insect Hotel

Insect hotels provide a welcoming habitat to friendly critters in your garden. Use this guide to build your own and welcome them. Key Features of an Insect Hotel: Holes for bugs, like solitary bees, to nest Natural materials, such as moss or straw Wood, such as twigs...

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Experience the Great Outdoors at Home

Experience the Great Outdoors at Home

If you can’t hit the open road to venture to a campground, you can still enjoy a camping experience with your family from your own yard or living room. A campout is a great way for children to combine imaginative play and engineering skills to create their own tent...

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The Garden is closed July 1-5 and reopens to the public July 6. For details, click here.
 El Jardín cerrará del 1 al 5 de julio y reabrirá al público general el 6 de julio. Para más detalles, presiona aquí.