AZ Gardens to Visit

Arboretum @ Flagstaff

200 acres & 2500 species of high elevation plants

4001 S. Woody Mt. Rd, Flagstaff

AZ Sonoran Desert Museum

Plants & Animals

2021 N. Kinney Rd, Tucson


Biosphere 2

3.15 acres under glass, plant life and more

North of Tucson, Oracle 


Boyce Thompson Arboretum

An AZ State Park and the oldest botanical garden in the state

37615 E. Highway 60



Desert Botanical Gardens

50 acres of garden showcasing a collection of desert plants

1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phx


Japanese Friendship Garden

A 3.5 acre strolling garden. A joint project between Phoenix  & its’ sister city, Himeji, Japan. begun in 1987

1125 N. 3rd Ave, Phx


Mesa Community College Rose Garden

The largest rose garden in the Southwest, over 8000 roses.

1833 W. Southern Ave, Mesa


Mesa Temple Gardens

Surrounding the Temple gardens of flowers, shrubs & trees

525 E Main Street, Mesa

Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden

Demonstration garden xeriscape planting

5401 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale


St. Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Monastery

This is first a Monastery and guests must follow a prescribed dress code. A fabulous garden of European style, begun 1995

4785 N. St. Joseph’s Way, Florence


Tohono Chul

Lush desert garden

7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson


Tovrea Castle

Cactus garden surrounding a historic Phx landmark, Managed by Phoenix Parks & Rec,  5041 E. Van Buren, Phx


Tucson Botanical Garden

2150 North Alvernon Way, Tucson


Wallace Gardens, once a private garden, the bulk of the collection has been moved to Boyce Thompson. A new garden space is under development. Watch for further information.

Carefree Desert Gardens

101 Easy St. Carefree, AZ 85377

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