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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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Saving an Endangered Cactus with ADOT

Saving an Endangered Cactus with ADOT

Desert Botanical Garden staff recently completed a conservation project in partnership with the Arizona Department of Transportation that involved saving an endangered cactus. In 2018, ADOT enlisted the help of the Garden to safely remove and return the Arizona...

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Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

The Garden continues to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting leaders, both present and past, who have shaped the Garden through philanthropy, education, exhibition and horticulture. This week, learn more about the Garden’s Senior Director of Horticulture...

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National Women’s History Month

National Women’s History Month

All month long, the Garden is celebrating Women's History Month by spotlighting four iconic women, both past and present, that have shaped the Garden through philanthropy, exhibition, education and horticulture. This week, learn more about Leslie Chihuly, President...

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The Need for Seed

The Need for Seed

In October 2021, Desert Botanical Garden’s Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) initiative started a restoration project at Piestewa Peak that involved dyeing invasive buffelgrass blue, unearthing them with pickaxes and cultivating their replacements at a...

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Dec. 9 – 11, 15 – 18, 20 – 23, 26 – 31 | Garden closes at 4 p.m.  Last entry at 2:30 p.m. Garden reopens at 5:30 p.m. for Luminaria ticket holders. Dec. 25: Garden is closed