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The Need for Seed

The Need for Seed

In October 2021, Desert Botanical Garden’s Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) initiative started a restoration project at Piestewa Peak that involved dyeing invasive buffelgrass blue, unearthing them with pickaxes and cultivating their replacements at a...
Wildfire Awareness Month

Wildfire Awareness Month

Week 4 | Restoration The Sonoran Desert expands from Central Arizona south into the Mexican state of Sonora and the Peninsula of Baja California. This beautiful region of the world is at risk from increasingly intense and frequent wildfires, a worsening drought and...
Budding Botanist Training

Budding Botanist Training

SOLD OUT Join this three-day virtual workshop to learn about Arizona’s great diversity of plants, important plant families and how to identify plants based on their distinguishing features. Dissecting kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please...
January Ecoflora Challenge | Seize the Cheese

January Ecoflora Challenge | Seize the Cheese

Join the January EcoQuest: Seize the Cheese Cheeseweed, Malva Parviflora, is a somewhat low-growing forb that can form large, overtaking clumps, sometimes the size of small shrubs. It has been documented in metro Phoenix since the early 1900s. The common name...
December Ecoflora Challenge | Spot Spurge

December Ecoflora Challenge | Spot Spurge

Join the December EcoQuest: Spot Spurge Find and map as many sandmat spurge plants (Euphorbia sect. Anisophyllum) as possible. Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are often a botanical highlight of the holiday season, but this month we are taking a look at one of...
ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR MEMBERS & GENERAL ADMISSION
Dec. 9 – 11, 15 – 18, 20 – 23, 26 – 31 | Garden closes at 4 p.m.  Last entry at 2:30 p.m. Garden reopens at 5:30 p.m. for Luminaria ticket holders. Dec. 25: Garden is closed