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Pining for Pineapple

Pining for Pineapple

Pineapples in the desert  Arizona has many seasons that are perfect for fruit growing. You can often smell the blooming flowers from fruit trees that will soon become oranges and lemons. Some cactus fruits even look like a tiny pineapple. Bromeliads, tillandsia and...
Activity | Shades of Green

Activity | Shades of Green

Discover a Color field of green in the desert While some might think the desert is just brown and dusty, with a closer look, you can find many shades of green. Head out in search of all things green to re-discover the saturated color palette of the Sonoran Desert....
Garden Staff Picks | Children’s Books

Garden Staff Picks | Children’s Books

Garden Staff Picks | Children’s Books Looking for great books for kids? Dive into some selections recommended by Garden staff that will take young readers into the world of the Southwest desert and beyond. Visit the Garden Shop on your next visit or online. “The...
Activity | Fun Edible Garden

Activity | Fun Edible Garden

Fun Edible Garden Activity for the entire family to enjoy Early spring is a great time to plant an edible garden. Showing kids where food comes from and how it grows is a valuable lesson. Try planting seeds indoors in a paper egg carton or paper towel rolls. Once...
Activity | Seek & Find

Activity | Seek & Find

Did you know? Arizona became a state on Feb. 14, 1912 and was last state between Canada and Mexico. At one point Arizona was also part of New Mexico and Mexico until it became a separate territory in 1863. Prior to becoming a state, the region was and still is today,...

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