85 years and counting Archives | Desert Botanical Garden

OPEN DAILY 8 A.M.|7 A.M. FOR MEMBERS WED. & SUN.

Tag: 85 years and counting

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:85 Plants in Bloom

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:85 Plants in Bloom

Desert Botanical Garden is continuing to celebrate its 85th anniversary with a stunning array of desert blooms. Below are just a few blossoming flowers from our desert natives and plants guests are likely to find out on the trails. Explore the kaleidoscope of blooms...
Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:Then and Now

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:Then and Now

So many things have changed within and outside the Phoenix area since Desert Botanical Garden opened its doors in 1939. From technological advances to the urbanization of Papago Park, check out some of the distinction between 1939 and 2024 below.  Back to...
Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:GROWING UP IN THE GARDEN

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:GROWING UP IN THE GARDEN

In the late 1940s, brothers John and Arthur Earle would run around barefoot exploring their new home: Desert Botanical Garden. At the time, it was a sprawling 360-acre property (the Garden has 140 acres today) that consisted of Webster Auditorium, a small trail with a...
Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: 85 Years and Counting

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: 85 Years and Counting

Over the years, you’ve watched Desert Botanical Garden transform and grow. Now, as we celebrate our 85th anniversary, the Garden is excited for what the future holds and wants to recognize what we have accomplished.  In 1939, a small group of passionate local citizens...

ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR MEMBERS AND GENERAL PUBLIC.
The Garden, Garden Shop and Restaurants will be CLOSED July 1-7.