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5 Tips To Keep Your Indoor Plants Healthy

5 Tips To Keep Your Indoor Plants Healthy

Here are the few tips for caring for houseplants:   Know your light – Most houseplants prefer an east, west or south window. Most houseplants can be placed at a maximum of five feet away from a window, unless you are select a houseplant that can grow in low...

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Activity | Hand Print Cactus

Activity | Hand Print Cactus

Cactus can take on many shapes and sizes. Some are small some are humongous. Try this fun art activity with children of all ages.

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Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Monarch butterflies travel to their overwintering sites in Mexico where thousands cluster together, hanging from trees and creating a kaleidoscope of color.

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Cactus Kids Kits

Cactus Kids Kits

 Cactus Kids Activity Kit Available sept. 24 The Garden is excited to launch an activity kit for kids and their families to get outside and have fun in nature. Cactus Kids Activity Kit includes six different experiences with instructions in English and Spanish to some...

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Flashlight Nights 2021

Flashlight Nights 2021

Don't miss the chance to experience Flashlight Nights at the Garden. From hands-on fun, cool treats, farmers market and more this is the must-see event for summer. Whether it's date night or family night out, this event is not to be missed.

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Naturalist Corner | It’s a dinosaur? It’s not!

Naturalist Corner | It’s a dinosaur? It’s not!

Photo by Jim RorabaughExcited shouts of, “Did you see that huge lizard?” often accompany a sighting of a desert spiny lizard. Frequently seen at Desert Botanical Garden, desert spiny lizards look like dinosaurs and can be as long as 11 inches from nose to tail tip....

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