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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.

Container Gardening

Container Gardening

Take one class, or all three!

Just because you have a small yard or patio doesn't mean you can't garden! In this series beginning Oct. 4, learn the ins and outs of container gardening! Each class is $20 for members, $25 for non-members.

Wicked Plants

Wicked Plants

Now open!

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!

Amy Stewart Lecture

Photo Credit: Delightful Eye Photography

Author of Wicked Plants!

On Friday, Oct. 3, meet Amy Stewart, author of Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities—the book that inspired the Wicked Plants exhibit!

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

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