March 29, Sunday

Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association
11th Desert Garden Tour
9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Tour four private gardens in Borrego Springs, plus a 5th “Bonus Garden”!

DESERT JUNGLE: Surround yourself in this hideaway of mature trees and native shrubs. Enclosed and protected space creates a birding and wildlife haven encircling a charming, traditional desert home. Chance sightings of a roosting owl, colorful spring migrants, or tropical toucan.

HIDDEN LANE: Enjoy true desert specimen plants in all their glory. See for yourself how beautiful desert landscaping can be and how it blends from garden to wild desert in an easy, natural transition.

DESERT EXPANSE: Amazing desert vistas surround this Indian Head Ranch garden with 360-degree views of mountains and valley. A xeriscape putting green and 75-foot lap pool are elements of garden hardscape designed for entertaining and outdoor living at its best.

MEDITATION GARDEN: See what can be created in a small garden of intimate spaces and true calm and beauty. Water and floral features create internal views and colorful vignettes that await you here.

A BONUS GARDEN: School children anticipate your visit to their organic vegetable garden.

Cost: ABDNHA Members $14; Nonmembers $18; Volunteers $12

Tickets: In advance and day of the event, the Borrego Desert Nature Center, 652 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs; open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Information: (760) 767-3098    Email:

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