Desert Botanical

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The Desert Botanical Garden, home of the most beautiful desert plants in the world

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The member's preview of the Plant Sale is in full swing! Become a member today and join the shopping extravaganza!

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Here's another snapshot of the coyote family we found in the Garden.

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In case you missed it last week - here's a picture of the giant Agave stalk with a person for reference

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What smells like grape kool-aid and is poisonous? Texas Mountain Laurel which is blooming all over the Garden.

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Garden Propagator Brandi Eidi snapped the giant Yucca faxoniana from the Berlin Agave Forrest in full bloom.

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There’s a new location to relax & enjoy the Garden! This new bench & water feature was generously funded by the Barry Family.

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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!

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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

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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

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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!

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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!

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Some of the Garden's joshua trees are so large, they require supports like this one...

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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.

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This little guy was tweeting up a storm (literally) this morning while resting in a boojum tree

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Visitors enjoyed the many blooming aloes in the garden this morning.

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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

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It’s the time of year the Aloes put on their show. Don’t miss this beautiful display of color at DBG

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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!

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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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