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Endangered Arizona Hedgehog Cactus Gets Boost from Researchers

Endangered Arizona Hedgehog Cactus Gets Boost from Researchers

Trekking along the rocky slopes of Tonto National Forest in March, a group of Desert Botanical Garden researchers and biologists from two federal agencies carried heavy-duty spelunking duffel bags filled with precious and spiky cargo.   Inside them were 60 federally...

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Garden Staff’s Top Spring Plant Sale Picks

Garden Staff’s Top Spring Plant Sale Picks

The Garden’s Spring Plant Sale is just around the corner. From March 16 – 19, guests will have the opportunity to purchase a wide variety of desert plants, houseplants and gardening tools. Garden horticulture staff will offer their knowledge and advice as well. But...

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A Big Warm Thank You to You

A Big Warm Thank You to You

Every day the Garden is grateful for its visitors, staff, volunteers, members and donors who make the experience here one that is memorable.

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Top 10 Desert Plants for Your Home Garden or Landscaping Project

Top 10 Desert Plants for Your Home Garden or Landscaping Project

Ask any of the Garden’s horticultural staff what their favorite plant is, and you will not only get a variety of answers, but you’ll come to find out how difficult it is for them to select just one. Luckily, with diverse staff picks you’ll get plenty of options for...

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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.