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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 —...
Saguaro Census Result 2023

Saguaro Census Result 2023

Desert Botanical Garden’s Saguaro Census recorded 3,670 saguaro observations across metro Phoenix in May with the support of Valley residents and volunteers, expanding its total number of observations to more than 19,000 since the project’s launch in 2022. As of June...
How Desert Botanical Garden is Helping Saguaros Under a Hotter Climate

How Desert Botanical Garden is Helping Saguaros Under a Hotter Climate

Meet the next generation of saguaros. In a small square pot, 100 black seeds are scattered across a sandy bed. Several of them have already sprouted into seedlings. The seedlings are only a few millimeters in size, resembling green jelly beans with a spiky head. The...
Plant Care Tips During Extreme Heat Wave

Plant Care Tips During Extreme Heat Wave

Consistent weeks of record-breaking high temperatures is stressful for many plants. Despite best efforts to keep plants alive, many will begin to see symptoms of heat and drought stress. Leaves, fruit, flowers, bark, wood and roots may be damaged. Different plant...
Pet-Friendly Landscapes and Plants

Pet-Friendly Landscapes and Plants

Pets are a vital part of many people’s everyday lives. Keeping them safe, whether indoors or outdoors, sometimes involves creative solutions for your curious pets who may like to chew and sample plants. Gardening with animals requires careful plant selection, so...

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