Tucson Botanical Gardens


Tucson Botanical Gardens, designated as America’s Best Secret Garden by Reader’s Digest and an Arizona Treasure by Governor Napolitano, is an urban oasis in the heart of Tucson. Featuring a 5 ½ acre collection of 16 specialty gardens, the grounds represent a variety of gardening traditions and botanical themes. This beautiful oasis was originally the home and nursery of Bernice and Rutger Porter. Dating to the 1920s, the earliest buildings on the property were constructed of adobe bricks made right on site.

Tucson Botanical Gardens, a private, non-profit organization, promotes botanical, horticultural, and ecological education; encourages responsible environmental stewardship; and provides a beautiful setting for enjoyment and relaxation.
It is located at 2150 North Alvernon Way and is open daily from 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, call 520.326.9686 or visit www.tucsonbotanical.org.

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