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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.

Wicked Plants

Wicked Plants

Opening Sept. 21!

Step into a world of diabolical botanicals at Wicked Plants: The Exhibit. Meet the social misfits of the plant world—poisonous, carnivorous, nasty and altogether mean, these plants are on the attack!

Gardens Workshop


Building Soils & Growing Vegetables

On Saturday, Sept. 20, learn how to develop healthy soil (the key to success) and pick up fall planting tips. $10 for members, $15 for non-members.
Register today!

Recipient of the 2012 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence

What's in Bloom?

Crepe Myrtle

Our Crepe Myrtle is blooming beautifully in the Display Gardens.

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.