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Get inspired and learn new skills through one of our programs in art, gardening, photography, science, travel and wellness.
Desert Landscape School
Gain skills and confidence to get the job done in all aspects of desert landscaping, plus earn a credential after you successfully complete all the certificate programs.
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Families engage in hands-on, nature-based experiences in a fun and safe environment, and teachers can participate in professional development opportunities.
If you are intrigued by your environment and the living things that comprise it, explore the Garden's interactive science programs. The Garden offers classes designed to illuminate topics from Arizona geology and history to celestial objects in the desert sky. Discover the remarkable characteristics and behavior of desert animals or enjoy the history of desert people. Many classes are hands-on lectures or with trips full of adventure and excitement.

Magic of Mushrooms
Regular Price: $34.00
Member Price: $27.00
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Monday | Jan. 28 | 6 - 8 p.m.

There's much ado about mushrooms. Some are delicious, some are deadly, and some are intoxicating. Join us for a discussion of a wide variety of fungal species, including the death cap and fly agaric mushrooms, coffee rust, hallucination-inducing ergot and chocolate-eating mushrooms. Instructed by Dr. Ken Sweat, from Arizona State University's School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Limit 30.
Session Winter 2018 - 2019: Mon, Jan 28, 2019 6:00PM - 8:00PM   (20 AVAIL)

CLASS CANCELLATIONS | Desert Botanical Garden reserves the right to cancel programs at its discretion. Programs will run as scheduled, regardless of weather, unless participants are contacted directly by Garden staff either by phone or email. We reserve the right to substitute any instructors in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

REFUND POLICY | To receive a refund, you must send a written request at least 14 days before the scheduled date of your class or program. Please send your written request to registrar@dbg.org. For more information call 480.481.8146/480.481.8121.