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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.

Spring into our Gardens!


Take a class!

Spring has definitely arrived in our Botanical Gardens! This weekend, go on a guided walk, master the skills to create synergy in your garden, and learn how to whip up a layered salad and dessert trifle.

Trichocereus Bloom

Trichocereus cactus

Time-lapse video

Don't think cacti can be beautiful? Thank again! We wanted to show off amazing cactus blooms, so we put together this time-lapse
video of a flowering
Trichocereus cactus.

Recipient of the 2012 Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence

What's in Bloom?


The irises are 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.