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DATES: May 6-15
TIME: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
PRICE: Included with general admission

Awaken your senses and soothe your soul with the healing power of nature. Discover and connect with a variety of cultural and healing traditions from around the world. Relax and restore your energy and creativity by exploring these next Desert Sol activities.

May 6-15 | LIVE SAND ART CREATION BY ROY WASSON VALLE

Artist Roy Wasson Valle will create a life-size image of a saguaro drawn in colored sand. The book is titled Keystone Growth and uses the saguaro as a metaphor for the slow growth and progress a person embarks on in their life.

  • 6 May 15 | Wildflower Trail | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • May 7, 8, 10, 12, 14 | Wildflower Trail | 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

The work in progress will be visible during all opening hours of the garden

May 10 & 14 | 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | FELICIA COCOTZIN RUIZ MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE DESERT WALKING AND BOOK SIGNING

Celebrate Mother’s Day and all things Mother Earth with the author of “Medicines of the Earth: Ancient Wisdom, Healing Recipes, and Wellness Rituals of a Curandera,” Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz. Join the garden for a book signing and garden walks led by Felicia as she highlights some of the desert medicinal plants mentioned in her book.

book signing

  • Cohn Visits gathering station | 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Desert Medicinal Plant Walk

  • Wildflower Trail | 9:30 a.m.
  • Steele Herb garden | 11:30 a.m.

CHECK BACK SOON FOR MORE DETAILS ON FUTURE EVENTS