Enjoy the Garden this Summer

Stay Safe In the Heat

Bring water, sunscreen and a hat. Visit early or during sunset.

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Mother and son at Flashlight tour at Desert Botanical Garden

Through September 2


See, hear and feel the desert at night.

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Photography class at Desert Botanical Garden

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Learn at the Garden

Explore photography, cooking, gardening, art and wellness classes.

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Saturday, August 5

Free Teacher Appreciation Night

Bring a guest and discover the desert after dark with a complementary Flashlight Tour.


Become A Member & Save

A Senita Club Membership pays for itself in two visits!

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Guide Now Available

Everything you need to know about designing, installing and maintaining a desert landscape.

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Teens in the Garden

Volunteer with plant biologists and participate in Citizen Science projects.

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  • Tonight's Flashlight Tour is cancelled due to extreme weather. The Garden will close at 8 p.m. tonight. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Blog Posts

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

A pollinator is an animal the moves pollen from one flower to another flower of the same species, fertilizing the plant. For many plants, this animal pollination is required for the plant to produce fruit and seeds, and thus reproduce. Nearly 80 percent of crops grown worldwide require animal pollination.

Desert Botanical Garden Conference with IUCN participants
Friday, June 16th, 2017

The Garden recently hosted a three-day conference with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to operationalize the partnership, discuss roles and priorities and develop short-term and long-term goals.