Docent Tours | Desert Botanical Garden

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Docent Tours

DATES: Now - May 12, 2023
TIMES: 9, 10, and 11 a.m.
PRICE: Included with membership or General Admission


Explore the Garden with a docent and learn how plants have adapted to the desert environment. See the Garden’s living collection with plants from around the world and the Sonoran Desert and their fascinating survival strategies in this arid climate. Walk away with a new appreciation for the beauty of the desert and the plants and animals that call it home.

*Docent tours are subject to availability, details will be posted onsite daily at the Cohn Gathering Area.
Tour size: 15 people

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Heat Advisory: Please be prepared for extreme heat. Bring water, stay hydrated and seek shade when possible.