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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 Workshops

Water Smart Landscape Design Series

Water Smart Landscape Design Series

Learn how to create a beautiful water-smart landscape, just in time for fall! The first class is on Aug. 9. Join us for one class or the entire series, with class dates on Aug. 9, 16, 23 and 30.

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.