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Desert Landscaping

Unearth the how-to’s for using native and arid-adapted plants in water-saving landscapes. This is a year-round event. Tohono Chul, 7366 North Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704, (520) 742-6455.

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Butterflies & Their Plants

Nature lovers, shutterbugs and bug lovers will get an in-depth glimpse of some of the most engaging creatures in the Sonoran Desert, butterflies! Year-round, Saturday and Sunday. Tohono Chul, 7366 North Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704, (520) 742-6455.

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Birds of Tohono Chul

Learn to identify residents and those just passing through, plus information on habits and habitat. Tohono Chul, 7366 North Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704, (520) 742-6455.

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Keiki Day

Na ‘Āina Kai’s playday is a monthly event where you can enjoy quality time with your kids in the Under the Rainbow Children’s Garden. The kids can play in Jack’s Fountain, explore the jungle tree house, and discover the many child friendly features of our Children’s Garden. Bring a towel and be prepared to get wet! Na’Aina Kai Botanical Gardens and Sculpture Park, 4101 Wailapa Road, Kauai, HI 96754, (808) 828-0525.

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Connecting Plants & People

Discover the edible and useful plants of the Sonoran Desert. Year-round, Friday. Tohono Chul, 7366 North Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704, (520) 742-6455.

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CMGA 2020 Symposium: Gardening Any Time, Any Place

POSTPONED until Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Connecticut College. Please mark your calendars and join them on Oct. 10 for an Autumn Symposium at Connecticut College, with all the usual festivities and maybe a few more! Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and onsite parking. Margaret Roach, the first Garden Editor for Martha Stewart Living and nationally recognized garden podcaster, creator of "A Way to Garden" website and author of the book of the same name, is the keynote speaker, discussing "Non-Stop Plants: A Garden for 365 Days." Dan Benarcik, a creative horticulturist at Chanticleer Gardens in Wayne, PA, will close out the day's sessions with "Foliage First: Boon without the Bloom." Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT 06320.

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