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Spaces of Opportunity Healing Garden

Spaces of Opportunity Healing Garden

A new healing garden will be added to Spaces of Opportunity, the 19-acre farm in south Phoenix. Spaces of Opportunity — a partnership between Desert Botanical Garden, Tiger Mountain Foundation, Unlimited Potential, Orchard Community Learning Center and Roosevelt...
Iguanas in the Garden

Iguanas in the Garden

Photos: Jim Rorabaugh Iguanas in the Garden? Yes, there are. But they are not the green iguanas you might see in a zoo or pet store. Our native Desert Iguanas are pale, heat-loving lizards, up to 16 inches long including their tails. They live in the sunbaked creosote...
Earth Day Tool Shed | 2021

Earth Day Tool Shed | 2021

Celebrate Earth Day throughout the month of April with Desert Botanical Garden. The theme of this year’s Earth Day is Restore Our Earth. Learn about a variety of ways you and your family can help preserve nature and be a good steward to the environment. The Tool Shed...
February Ecoflora Challenge | Monarchs, Milkweed and Mystery

February Ecoflora Challenge | Monarchs, Milkweed and Mystery

Join the February EcoQuest: Monarchs, Milkweeds and Mystery Find and map as many monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) and milkweed plants (Asclepias spp.) as possible. Monarch butterflies are in severe decline, with numbers from 2020 showing the lowest ever...
Martin Luther King, Jr., An American Hero

Martin Luther King, Jr., An American Hero

Beloved American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 92 year old today, Jan. 15.  The nation will officially celebrate the legacy of his brave leadership in the civil rights and social justice movements on Monday, Jan. 18. Dr. King taught us...

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