14Nov

Chocolate, Chiles and Plenty of Cacti at the Desert Botanical Garden

This past week I was fortunate to be invited to explore the Desert Botanical Garden while visiting the city of Phoenix, Arizona.  Located in Papago Park, not far from downtown Phoenix, the park is a local gem for any visitor either living in the area or coming from another place, like me.  A “Phoenix Point of Pride,” it's one of only a few botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums. And it feels like a museum!  The 20,000 plants from around the world represent 3,931 plant classifications in 139 plant families.  They Read More