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Creating Messages in Nature

Creating Messages in Nature

Have you ever used something other than a pen or pencil to write with? Like a stick or finger to write something in sand? Using nature to write messages can be a fun and environmentally friendly way to connect with others. April is also poetry month so it’s a cool way...
Naturally Dyed Easter Egg Activity

Naturally Dyed Easter Egg Activity

Try this super simple process using food materials that you can source right from your own kitchen. Kids will also love testing out these items to see what color can be unveiled and it’s an earth-friendly way to get in the holiday spirit.   The process is simple:...
The Wonderful World of Leaves

The Wonderful World of Leaves

How many different leaf shapes can you think of? Did you know that different leaf shapes have different names? For instance, leaves like the ones you see on hibiscus are called cordate which, is a fancy word for “heart-shaped”. Botanists use names like this to help...
Springtime Planting for Kids

Springtime Planting for Kids

Explore three plants kids can grow with help from an adult family member. Growing vegetables is a simple way to introduce young children to gardening. An easy-to-grow vegetable is the exceptionally sweet cherry tomato. Sun gold is a variety that is a superstar...
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt

St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the Garden by completing this scavenger hunt. Find these seven items and sites throughout the Garden. And don’t forget to pose for a photo and tag us on Instagram at @dbgphx.   Back to...
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