Monday, April 22, 2013
Tucson Botanical Gardens
The Tucson Botanical Gardens are located in Tucson, Arizona. They cover 5 1/2 acres and contain a rich collection of cacti and desert wildflowers. The mission of the garden is to "promote responsible and appropriate use of plants and water in a desert environment through education and demonstration and provide a place of beauty and tranquility for Tucson residents and visitors." The gardens are actually a collection of 16 gardens, which include a Zen garden, prehistoric garden, butterfly, and children's garden.
The gardens are open daily from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Admission is $13.00 per adult and $4.00 per child.