Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy. Phoenix, AZ 85008 The Desert Botanical Garden offers the world’s finest collection of arid-land plants from deserts around the world in a unique outdoor setting. The Garden has more than 50,000 accessioned plants throughout its five thematic trails, which illustrate topics such as conservation, desert living, plants and people of the Sonoran Desert and desert wildflowers. The Garden offers a variety of lectures and workshops on desert landscaping and horticulture, botanical art and illustration, nature art and photography, and health and wellness. Visit the Garden and enjoy specialized tours, special events, seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, dining options and the Garden’s gift and plant shop. + Additional Info + Meetings Contact 941-1225 941-1225 media@dbg.org Website View Map Stay Connected
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Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy. Phoenix, AZ 85008 The Desert Botanical Garden offers the world’s finest collection of arid-land plants from deserts around the world in a unique outdoor setting. The Garden has more than 50,000 accessioned plants throughout its five thematic trails, which illustrate topics such as conservation, desert living, plants and people of the Sonoran Desert and desert wildflowers. The Garden offers a variety of lectures and workshops on desert landscaping and horticulture, botanical art and illustration, nature art and photography, and health and wellness. Visit the Garden and enjoy specialized tours, special events, seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, dining options and the Garden’s gift and plant shop. + Additional Info + Meetings
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Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

In Arizona, these facilities specialize in flora of arid and semi-arid regions, especially plants of the Southwest and the Four Corners. Herbariums may be included within an arboretum, a botanical garden or even a natural history museum. Arboretums and botanical gardens often overlap in their functions and exhibits. They also offer many special events in conjunction with the blooming seasons.
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Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

The Desert Botanical Garden offers the world’s finest collection of arid-land plants from deserts around the world in a unique outdoor setting. The Garden has more than 50,000 accessioned plants throughout its five thematic trails, which illustrate topics such as conservation, desert living, plants and people of the Sonoran Desert and desert wildflowers. The Garden offers a variety of lectures and workshops on desert landscaping and horticulture, botanical art and illustration, nature art and photography, and health and wellness. Visit the Garden and enjoy specialized tours, special events, seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, dining options and the Garden’s gift and plant shop.
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Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum: Tucson, Arizona A world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place. Visitors can enjoy interpretive displays of living animals and plants native to the Sonoran Desert, alive and in their natural desert settings.
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Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

Desert Botanical Garden’s mission is rooted in science. Two of the organizations four pillars, Research and Conservation, are the foundation of what the Garden was built on and shape how the Garden continues to grow.
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Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

Blog Posts Thursday, April 6th, 2017 March for Science Desert Botanical Garden’s mission is rooted in science. Two of the organizations four pillars, Research and Conservation, are the foundation of what the Garden was built on and shape how the Garden continues to grow. Read More Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 How Plants Are Named Having the opportunity to name a plant is highly regarded in the plant field. Plants are still being discovered all over the world, including in Arizona. Read More
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Botanical Gardens Phoenix Az

Thursday, April 6th, 2017 March for Science Desert Botanical Garden’s mission is rooted in science. Two of the organizations four pillars, Research and Conservation, are the foundation of what the Garden was built on and shape how the Garden continues to grow. Read More Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 How Plants Are Named Having the opportunity to name a plant is highly regarded in the plant field. Plants are still being discovered all over the world, including in Arizona. Read More
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Thursday, April 6th, 2017 March for Science Desert Botanical Garden’s mission is rooted in science. Two of the organizations four pillars, Research and Conservation, are the foundation of what the Garden was built on and shape how the Garden continues to grow. Read More
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In the 1930s, a small group of local citizens became interested in conserving the fragile desert environment. One was Swedish botanist Gustaf Starck, who found like-minded residents by posting a sign, “Save the desert,” with an arrow pointing to his home. In 1936, they formed the Arizona Cactus and Native Flora Society (ACNFS) to sponsor a botanical garden to encourage an understanding, appreciation and promotion of the uniqueness of the world’s deserts, particularly the local Sonoran Desert.
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Eventually Gertrude Webster, whose home encompassed all of what is today the neighborhood of Arcadia, joined the Society. She offered her encouragement, connections and financial support to establish the botanical garden in Papago Park.