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“Antiques Roadshow” Spotlight Garden’s Natural Treasures

“Antiques Roadshow” Spotlight Garden’s Natural Treasures

By: Lynn Trimble More than 3,000 people came to Desert Botanical Garden last April to experience "Antiques Roadshow," which rolled into Phoenix for the first stop on its 2019 tour. With up to 8 million people watching "Antiques Roadshow" on their local PBS stations,...

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Desert Botanical Garden Anniversary

Desert Botanical Garden Anniversary

On Feb. 12, the Garden will celebrate its 83rd anniversary. Since 1939, a small group of local residents saw the need to conserve the desert environment. Botanist Gustaf Starck was one of them and found like-minded residents by posting a sign that read “Save the...

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Dust Busters

Dust Busters

For more than a decade now, volunteers Ed and Shellee Lowry have had a unique experience to be up close and personal with several artists’ work during blockbuster exhibitions at Desert Botanical Garden. The Lowrys are dust buster volunteers who help clean and maintain...

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Haunted Gardens

Haunted Gardens

When you think of haunted sites, the last place that might cross your mind is a serene and quiet botanical garden. But with a storied past like that of Desert Botanical Garden, which opened in 1939, there is bound to be a few spooky tales. In fact, several botanical...

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