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Cactus Clubhouse

Cactus Clubhouse

Cactus Clubhouse is open: December: Thursday – Sunday  January – March (due to renovations): Monday – Friday Desert Botanical Garden invites kids to engage with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a nature play space. The play area provides...
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:...
Dog Days at the Garden

Dog Days at the Garden

Enjoy a “pawsitively” perfect morning stroll through the Garden as you and your pup explore the beauty and sniffs of the trails. Last Dog Admission: May & June: 9:30 – 10 a.m. timeslot The Garden Shop welcomes dogs during your visit. Dogs are not permitted...
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...
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