To survive, plants must use their leaves to soak up the sun and their roots to tickle the soil until it forfeits its groundwater. See the struggle for yourself with this Groupon.
$9 for a Garden Visit for One with Optional Flashlight Tour (Up to $18 Value)
General admission unlocks access to acres of desert flora and fauna. During a self-guided tour of the property, guests can visit more than 50,000 plant displays. The optional two-hour Garden Flashlight Tour takes place every Thursday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. through September 1. With a personal flashlight, guests can explore 10 discovery stations and cast a spotlight on blooming flowers or tap-dancing frogs.
Desert Botanical Garden
Nestled in the Papago Buttes, the Garden features 50,000 desert plants from around the world. Visitors can stroll through the thematic trails to experience the Sonoran Desert.