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Rosie the Corpse Plant

Rosie the Corpse Plant

Happening Now 

Meet our Corpse Plant, Rosie. She has decided she is ready to bloom and we are patiently waiting and watching with anticipation. Garden hours will be extended to 10p.m. when she decides to make her debut. Along with our livestream on YouTube, you can keep up with Rosie’s progress on any of our social media accounts.
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Quilt for a Cause: A Garden of Quilts

Quilt for a Cause: A Garden of Quilts

April. 7, 2018 through July 30, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
A new exhibit for the summer brings the traditional art of quilting to the Gardens. Quilt for a Cause was started in 2003 by local Tucson quilter Jeannie Coleman as a way to make a difference in the local community and has grown to include hundreds of artists. Over three dozen, hand-crafted quilts will be on display and for sale. Proceeds going to help the Tucson Botanical Gardens and Quilt for a Cause.
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Urban Garden Festival

Urban Garden Festival

April 28th, 2018
8:30 am – 4:30 am
Whether you are looking to start a garden or expand the one you have, this one-day event will have classes and demonstrations for everyone! We’ll also have musical performances, food vendors, and alcoholic beverages for sale. And best of all, the event is included with you garden admission.
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Visit Us!

Located on the site of the historic Porter property, Reader’s Digest named Tucson Botanical Gardens as the BEST Secret Garden in America. Among mature trees and expertly cultivated foliage, specialty gardens such as the Cactus & Succulent Garden, Barrio Garden and Herb Garden highlight the diversity of native plants while offering a lush oasis in the heart of Tucson. Tropical butterflies from around the world are featured in the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion Oct.–May. Experience year-round tours, community events, classes, and art exhibits, as well as the creative, seasonal menu of Café Botanica. Now celebrating 40 years of living beauty, The Tucson Botanical Gardens is a unique gem not to be missed.

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