Bring a flashlight and join us for an evening of exploration! Flashlight tours are every Thursday and Saturday May - September 5 (except July 4). Tour is included with membership or paid Garden admission. More Info.

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Night Bloomers


The night blooming cactus are beginning to flower. Pictured is an Arizona Queen of the Night (Peniocereus greggii), which can be found throughout the Garden.


Up Next: Grupo Liberdade

General $25
Member $20
Event Grupo Liberdade 6/5/15
Date 06/05/2015
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Grupo Liberdade is bringing their energetic Brazilian beats and contagiously captivating stage presence to Ullman Terrace this Friday. More Info.

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The Sonoran Desert Nature Loop Trail features dramatic vistas of distant mountain and up-close views of the surrounding desert. Be sure to bring water if you plan on walking this trail.

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At the Garden Shop


Garden members receive a 20% discount on all non-sale items both in-store and online during Member Double Discount Days, June 1 - 7. In addition, all online orders of $75 or more receive free shipping June 1 - 7. Free shipping is available for members and the general public. Shop Now.

Latest Activities & Updates

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New Classes & Workshops

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Summer classes and workshops are now online. Learn about low-desert gardening, hone your photography skills, make a delectable dish and much more. There are several package deals that are only available through June 8, don't delay!

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Maps, Trails, & More

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Planning your visit

We look forward to seeing you!

Experience the Garden in a different way each time you visit. You can...

Need help planning your visit?

  • Download a Garden Trail Map or take a look at the Before you Visit page.
  • Don't forget water, sunscreen and a hat! 
  • Pardon our dust! Beginning June 1st a small portion of the Desert Discovery Loop Trail near historic Webster Center will be closed for renovation.  A new exhibit, the Heritage Garden, will open in Fall 2015.  Each of the Garden’s five trails will remain open throughout the renovation process.  

For unlimited annual access and more, become a member today.


Tours & Activities

seasonal, individual, group and school tours

Experience and learn about the desert through a variety of tours and activities. The Garden's daily and weekly activities are included with membership or admission, and are designed to accommodated individuals of any age and groups of any size. Private tours are available for an additional fee. 


How to Read a Plant Label

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As a place of education, research, exhibition and conservation of desert plants, the Garden provides information about plants using many different techniques. One of these methods is through labels. These labels provide the Latin name used by the scientific community, its common name, where it grows and when it blooms.

You can customize your Garden experience further by downloading the Garden app. It includes trail guides, maps, garden tour, plant information and pictures, and a learning center that helps you care for your plants at home. You can download the app through iTunes or Google Play for 99 cents.

The Garden app was developed by Clarisoft & MuseumXP and Garden staff members.

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