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Winter 2024 Photo Contest

Winter 2024 Photo Contest

As Desert Botanical Garden gets ready to celebrate its 85th anniversary in February, we invite you to enter our winter photo contest. We want to see all the epic moments you have captured on our trails from the last 85 years. Submit your photos using the embedded link...
Sustainable Landscapes

Sustainable Landscapes

Have you ever thought about creating a sustainable landscape? What is a sustainable landscape anyway? By definition according to American Society of Landscape Architects, “The design, construction and maintenance practices that meet the needs of the present without...
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...
The Orange Home Presents: DIY Paper Towels

The Orange Home Presents: DIY Paper Towels

Tired of the cost, waste and effort of buying paper towels week after week? You’re not alone. Jessica Bui of The Orange Home shares her easy and delightfully sustainable guide to DIY reusable paper towels. Bonus: neutral tie-dye? Yes, please. Back to...
Paint with Water

Paint with Water

Objective: Explore evaporative properties of water in the desert through creative outdoor painting. One characteristic of a desert is a dry climate with a relatively high rate of evaporation. This is especially true for the Sonoran Desert, which in some cases, small...
 
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April 19 Center for Desert Living Trail will be closed due to construction.
April 20 The Garden will close at 12 p.m., last admission 10:30 a.m.
April 20 Cactus Clubhouse will be closed.