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Ryan Thayer Q&A

Ryan Thayer Q&A

Desert Botanical Garden is excited to announce Ryan Thayer has joined as the first executive director for Spaces of Opportunity. Spaces of Opportunity is a 14-acre incubator farm, family garden and on-site farmers market in south Phoenix that provides affordable...
Tips on How to Conserve Water at Home

Tips on How to Conserve Water at Home

In June, several Valley cities issued water alerts, calling residents and customers to reduce their water use amid droughts throughout Arizona. The alerts are the first steps in city’s drought management plans. Phoenix, Peoria, Tempe, Mesa and Scottsdale were among...
Saving an Endangered Cactus with ADOT

Saving an Endangered Cactus with ADOT

Desert Botanical Garden staff recently completed a conservation project in partnership with the Arizona Department of Transportation that involved saving an endangered cactus. In 2018, ADOT enlisted the help of the Garden to safely remove and return the Arizona...
August EcoQuest

August EcoQuest

Join the August EcoQuest: Look Out for Lovebirds   Find and map as many rosy-faced lovebirds Agapornis roseicollis and the plants they interact with as possible.     Rosy-faced lovebirds can be seen all over the valley and are adored by many. Often thought of as a...
The Golden Barrel Cactus | So Common, Yet Endangered

The Golden Barrel Cactus | So Common, Yet Endangered

Golden Barrel Cactus The golden barrel cactus is a mainstay of desert landscapes and is one of the most popular cactus species in the world. Although easily grown in nurseries to meet this demand, the golden barrel is still facing an uphill battle for survival in the...
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