Welcome
The Garden classroom stays open year-round and hosts an array of programs led by experts who draw inspiration from our plant collections and the desert environment. Mobile users: Find the members login in the menu to the right.
Get inspired and learn new skills through one of our programs in art, gardening, photography, science, travel and wellness.
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.
Families engage in hands-on, nature-based experiences in a fun and safe environment, and teachers can participate in professional development opportunities.
Early Childhood Programs
Most brain development in children happens in the first eight years, and much of it in the first three. Nature education programs at the Garden are a fantastic way to promote your child's development.

For questions on registering children between the ages of 30-36 months, please contact Lauren Marks, Informal Science Education Coordinator at 480-481-8123.

Seedlings - Fall
Regular Price: $175.00
Member Price: $145.00
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NEW Start Date!
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays
| Sept 10 - Oct 18

Young children ages 3-5 years and their caregivers explore the wonders of the desert through stories, projects and nature walks. Garden instructors lead a different theme each season with weekly lessons exploring native plants, animals and their interactions between each other. Snack included. Limit 12 children each with accompanying adult.

Seedlings Package - Tuesdays
Regular Price: $445.00
Member Price: $370.00
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PACKAGE DEAL: Register for a full year by Aug. 19 and receive an exclusive discount!

This package is for Tuesday classes from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Fall Dates: Sept. 10 - Oct. 15
Winter Dates: Jan. 7 - Feb. 11
Spring Dates: March 17 - April 21
Valid: Tue, Sep 10, 2019 - Tue, Apr 21, 2020   OPEN

Seedlings Package - Wednesdays
Regular Price: $445.00
Member Price: $370.00
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PACKAGE DEAL: Register for a full year by Aug. 19 and receive an exclusive discount.

This package is for Wednesday classes from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Fall Dates: Sept. 11 - Oct. 16
Winter Dates: Jan. 8 - Feb. 12
Spring Dates: March 18 - April 22
Valid: Wed, Sep 11, 2019 - Wed, Apr 22, 2020   OPEN

Seedlings Package - Thursdays
Regular Price: $445.00
Member Price: $370.00
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PACKAGE DEAL: Register for a full year by Aug. 19 and receive an exclusive discount.

This package is for Thursday classes from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Fall Dates: Sept. 12 - Oct. 17
Winter Dates: Jan. 9 - Feb. 13
Spring Dates: March 19 - April 23
Valid: Thu, Sep 12, 2019 - Fri, Apr 24, 2020   OPEN

Seedlings Package - Fridays
Regular Price: $445.00
Member Price: $370.00
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PACKAGE DEAL: Register for a full year by Aug. 19 and receive an exclusive discount.

This package is for Friday classes from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Fall Dates: Sept. 13 - Oct. 18
Winter Dates: Jan. 10 - Feb. 14
Spring Dates: March 20 - April 24
Valid: Fri, Sep 13, 2019 - Fri, Apr 24, 2020   OPEN