Connect with the desert like never before.

The Desert Botanical Garden is committed to providing the community with learning opportunities and resources focused on the Sonoran Desert and the Southwestern United States.

Explore the learning options below:

Adult Classes & Workshops

Classes and workshops are offered year round and include photography, cooking, gardening, art, science, travel and wellness.

Desert Landscape School

Receive in-depth training in horticultural techniques and landscaping.

Kids, Camps & Programs

The Garden offers a wide range of learning opportunities and resources for children, families and teachers. 

Gardening Information

Gardening in the low-desert presents its own set of challenges and rewards. Let us help! Browse our library of gardening guides, gardening advice by month and more.


Find out more about our scholarships for graduate and advanced undergraduate students.

Wildflower Tracking Site

Each spring during March and April the Garden partners with Arizona’s parks and gardens to provide you with a guide to where the wildflowers are blooming.