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Take a Peek at the Garden’s Onsite Nursery

Take a Peek at the Garden’s Onsite Nursery

Ever wonder what it takes to organize and run Desert Botanical Garden’s semiannual plant sale. Organizing the event is a monumental task with preparations that are ongoing throughout the year. The fundraising sale has become one of the Garden’s biggest undertakings —...
The Most Strange Cactus in the Garden

The Most Strange Cactus in the Garden

Razor sharp spines. Plants that cut themselves to creep along the ground. Cactus with mutations! At Desert Botanical Garden, guests will encounter several ‘creepy’ cactus species throughout the trails. Learn more about some of the Garden’s cactus species with spooky...
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...
Unbe-leaf-able Clover Plants

Unbe-leaf-able Clover Plants

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching, which means you might see shamrock plants at grocery stores or local nurseries.  The word shamrock has its origins from the Irish word seamróg, meaning young clover. There are many clover plants belonging to different genera, which...
 
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April 16-19 Center for Desert Living Trail will be closed due to construction.
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April 20 Cactus Clubhouse will be closed.