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Desert Refuge: A New Way To Help Monarch Butterflies

Desert Refuge: A New Way To Help Monarch Butterflies

In July, the decline of the migratory monarch butterfly was once again in the spotlight. The International Union for Conservation of Nature classified migratory monarchs as endangered, naming habitat loss and climate change as major factors for their decline. In the...
Summer-Sustainable Gardens

Summer-Sustainable Gardens

It’s only April, but sizzling temperatures are approaching quickly. Get your garden summer-ready with these April planting and preparation tips. Ocotillo Plant your ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens). Ocotillo do best being planted from March through May; these are...
Diversity Through People and Plants

Diversity Through People and Plants

During Diversity Month, the Garden is sharing stories of people, their relationship with plants and the important role diversity plays for both. It may not seem so obvious to urban dwellers, but throughout history, people and the plants they live among have been...
Diversity Month | Meet Hussein Al Hamka

Diversity Month | Meet Hussein Al Hamka

In celebration of diversity month, learn about how Garden staff and the plants from around the world contribute to the culture of the Garden.   This week, meet Hussein Al Hamka–a farmer at Spaces of Opportunity. Arriving in Arizona with hope for a brighter future,...

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