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The Botanical Gardens at the Springs Preserve are home to the largest collection of Mojave Desert cacti and succulent plants, featuring 110 acres of display gardens, natural gardens, and wildlife habitats.



Solar house

Located in our Botanical Gardens, DesertSol is a living example of energy-saving residential design and sustainable living. Admission to DesertSol is free for members or with paid general admission.

Butterfly Habitat

Butterfly habitat

Commemorative Giving Opportunities

Purchase an engraved steel recognition butterfly or bronze Gardens bench plaque to support the Butterfly Habitat, which will be opening in our Botanical Gardens, this fall!

Gardens Workshop

Mojave Plants

Mojave Plants

On Aug. 9, discover exciting native plants that brighten up your landscape beyond all expectations—and use water economically. This workshop is only $10 for members, $15 for non-members.

Recipient of the 2012 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence

What's in Bloom?


We've got a beautiful Rose of Sharon blooming in our Display Gardens. Come take a stroll and see for yourself!

Photos: Gardens


See the beauty of the Mojave Desert in our Gardens.

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Experience Membership

Join today and get access to more than 270 gardens nationwide. Annual memberships start at just $25 for individuals and $60 for families.