• Arizona Butterflies Part 3: Brushfoots

    08/07/2020 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Our journey into North America’s butterfly fauna continues with the examination of the world’s largest butterfly family, collectively known as the brush-foots.  This family includes many familiar insects,…

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  • A Tale of Two Pickles: Escabeche

    08/10/2020 3pm - 4pm

    A TALE OF TWO PICKLES: two wonderfully acidic and spicy additions to any table, Chiles en Escabeche, that ubiquitous mixture of chiles, onions and carrots, and Papas en…

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  • Arizona Butterflies Part 4: Skippers

    08/21/2020 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    We conclude our survey of North American butterflies with an examination of the skippers, a large family of butterflies that are mostly clad in brown, gray, black, and…

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  • Mexican Reposteria Classics

    08/26/2020 3pm - 4pm

    FROM THE REPOSTERIA (PASTRY SHOP): Bring the sweet scent of the Mexican responsteria home with two Sonoran classics: Flan de Chiltepin and Orange-scented Chocolate Mousse, because chocolate loves…

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Education at the Gardens

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Preregistration is required for all classes. Payment must be made in advance to reserve a spot. No refunds will be issued less than 7 business days prior to class. A $5 cancellation fee will be applied to all refunds. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to insufficient registration, garden closure, or inclement weather, in which case, participants will receive a full refund. People with disabilities should make requests for accommodation as early as possible to allow time to make appropriate arrangements.