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

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Every Thursday

Every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy fresh local produce, flowers, plants, herbs, baked goods, and more at The Green Chefs Farmers Market at the Springs Preserve!

Metamorphosis of Scrap

Metamorphosis of Scrap

In our Botanical Garden

From the bighorn sheep sculptures along valley highways to more abstract pieces, Ramon Sanchez of P & S Metals turns scrap metal and steel into art.

Ask a Desert Gardener

ask a desert gardener

We have answers!

Do you have a question about gardening, lawn care, pests, flowers or other landscape issues? Submit your question and one of our expert desert gardeners will answer.

Recipient of the 2012 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence

What's in Bloom?

Matilija poppies

The Matilija poppies are blooming in our Enabling Garden. Come for a stroll, and see for yourself!


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