Pioneers of American Botany

Pioneers of American Botany

Friday, June 2, 10 a.m. to noon
Douglas-fir.  Torrey Pine.  Parry Agave.  Did you ever wonder who these people were? Why did they have plants named after them?  This class will look at the botanists who are remembered in the names of American plants.  Take a look back into an exciting time of discovery in American botany and the adventures of these intrepid explorers…
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Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life

Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life

Extended through Aug. 31, 2017!
Included with admission.
Due to the amazing popularity and response to this breathtaking exhibit, Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life will continue through August. Now you will have three more months to enjoy the colors and inspiration of Frida’s garden! Also remaining is Frida: Portraits by Nikolas Muray, a photography exhibit brought to Porter Hall by Etherton Gallery…
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Dog Days are coming!

Dog Days are coming!

Summer Oasis Series
Jun. through Sep.
The Summer Oasis Series is back June 1! Extended hours, Dog Days and the cool of the desert evening, you’ll find everything you need to survive the summer at your Urban Oasis in the Heart of Tucson…
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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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