Website Special Announcements - DO NOT MOVE ME!

On February 25 & 26 the Garden will close at 12 p.m. Please plan accordingly.

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Horticulture Campus Tours

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Horticulture Campus - Hazel Hare Center for Plant Science. Tours are available March 7 through May 11.

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Become a registered Cactomaniac!


Share your love for cactus at fun events and exclusive opportunities.

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March 2017

Butterflies Coming Soon!

New butterfly exhibit will include a caterpillar nursery and emergence chamber to let visitors view all stages of a butterfly’s life.

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February 24 - May 7

Art exhibit capturing the dynamic qualities of refracted light.

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March 2

Enjoy a West Coast California Italian menu, prepared by chef Gabriele Bertaccini

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Spring Plant Sale

Add to your garden

Members, March 17 | Public, March 18 & 19

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Music in the Garden

Tickets on sale now

An exciting and diverse lineup of the best musical entertainment Arizona has to offer.

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March 31

Enjoy a refreshing margarita while sampling gourmet cuisine prepared by renowned Valley restaurants and caterers.

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Experience. Explore. Discover.

Register now for winter classes and workshops.

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  • Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Horticulture Center - Hazel Hare Center for Plant Science opening March 4,…

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Did you know that more than half of the world’s 7.3 billion people live in cities? In the United States, that figure rises to more than 80 percent! In our lifetimes, more than two-thirds of humanity will live in cities.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Today, the Desert Botanical Garden hosted its first ever Conserving the Preserves Luncheon and presented the inaugural Desert Botanical Garden Award for Vision and Leadership in Conservation.