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Aloes in Bloom

Aloes in Bloom

January has brought unusually cold temperatures across the Southwest, including in the Phoenix area. But that hasn’t stopped a few plants from bursting with radiant, colorful blooms.

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History of La Posada

History of La Posada

A Mexican holiday tradition is returning to the Garden and adding an extra layer of magic to Las Noches de las Luminarias on Dec.18. La Posada will transport Garden visitors to Mexico, where it is celebrated, as they make their way through the Garden with singing...

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Plants Tips: Poinsettias

Plants Tips: Poinsettias

Bracts are the red flower-like petals you might find on a poinsettia, but they are specialized leaves. Look closely at the center of the bracts, and you will see small flowers. Poinsettias are in the Euphorbia family related to succulent euphorbias.

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Five Interesting Facts about Saguaros

Five Interesting Facts about Saguaros

Saguaros are some of the most interesting species in the cactus family. Standing tall with arms raised in a perpetual state of hello, saguaros are the tallest cactus in the United States. This iconic cactus has adapted mechanisms to not only survive but thrive in the...

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Five things to do at the Garden this Spring

Five things to do at the Garden this Spring

What’re your “plant” this spring? Garden staff has compiled the ultimate guide to the best activities and events to experience while visiting the Valley. Explore the most beautiful season of the Sonoran Desert at Desert Botanical Garden. Whether you’re visiting for...

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The Nature Connection

The Nature Connection

Nature has always been a great inspiration to many artists and leaders. A canvas painting. Architecture. Garden landscapes. Photography. Even exhibitions. Through all these forms, nature finds a way to complement the work of the artist. In the Valley, look no further...

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