The Desert Botanical Garden, home of the most beautiful desert plants in the world
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Here's another snapshot of the coyote family we found in the Garden.
In case you missed it last week - here's a picture of the giant Agave stalk with a person for reference
What smells like grape kool-aid and is poisonous? Texas Mountain Laurel which is blooming all over the Garden.
Garden Propagator Brandi Eidi snapped the giant Yucca faxoniana from the Berlin Agave Forrest in full bloom.
There’s a new location to relax & enjoy the Garden! This new bench & water feature was generously funded by the Barry Family.
Here's 1 new way we're conserving water at DBG! Just installed, these are waterless & better 4 the environment-hey, every little bit helps!
Construction has begun on a new, permanent bench and water feature. It'll open in mid-Feb and guests will have a beautiful location to sit and rest by the Joshua Trees
Here's a sample recipe for black bean hummus from an upcoming cooking class, "Herbs from Garden to Kitchen." Learn more at http://bit.ly/6eXnt6
The Berlin Agave Yucca Forest was built along a natural wash to collect valuable rainwater and protect the plants. The recent weather confirms the design works!
The Garden’s Teen Program completed a service expedition to the Sonoran Desert National Monument. They spent the day removing trash cleaning up the area. Way to go team!
Some of the Garden's joshua trees are so large, they require supports like this one...
A photo from our Greenhouse of senecio decaryi, a member of the sunflower family. This plant has many little flowers on one stalk - just like a sunflower.
This little guy was tweeting up a storm (literally) this morning while resting in a boojum tree
Visitors enjoyed the many blooming aloes in the garden this morning.
This is a cross section of a saguaro that had to be removed in the Garden. This is now used in many of our education programs
It’s the time of year the Aloes put on their show. Don’t miss this beautiful display of color at DBG
A close up view of an Apteranthes burchardii in bloom. You can barely see the white fuzz of the bloom with the naked eye. A tiny, magical world!
A photo of the Garden's very own skating rink! This Hybrid-ice rink will be open during Luminaria. Skate rental is included with your Lumi ticket.
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