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Mighty Monarchs

Mighty Monarchs

After a brief pause last year due to COVID-19, the Garden’s Fall Butterfly Exhibit returns. Visitors can experience up-close interactions with a variety of butterfly species. The exhibit showcases the importance of Monarch butterflies in the Southwest’s ecosystem....
Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix

Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix

Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix The City of Phoenix Mayor, Kate Gallego, recently signed a new Proclamation declaring September Planting for Monarchs Month! Phoenix is a recent signatory of the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayor’s Monarch Pledge and has committed...
Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Butterflies come in all different shapes, sizes and colors. Can you guess the butterfly that travels long distances (migration) from north to south America and back? That’s right, it’s the Monarch butterfly. The monarch butterfly has bright orange wings covered with...
Pollinator Plant Propagation

Pollinator Plant Propagation

Garden research is highlighting the importance of native plants for conservation of ecosystems and many types of animals, including pollinators. However, there is a lack of native plant material available for building habitat–from small backyard projects to large...
Milkweed Ecology

Milkweed Ecology

Milkweeds support more than just monarchs. They offer value to a variety of landscapes by providing nectar for pollinators and attracting predatory insects that are excellent for pesticide-free pest control. Great Milkweed Grow Out is currently working on a project...
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