Demonstration Gardens in California, Nevada, and Arizona

demonstration gardenDemonstration gardens can dispel the myth that a low-water-use landscape is nothing more than rock and cacti. These gardens also provide examples of the adaptability of plants and other gardening material for home and commercial use. We recommend that you call ahead for hours of operation and entrance fees before visiting these gardens.

If you're not able to visit the gardens, you may want to visit the websites listed below for interesting and valuable information.

 


California

Barstow Community College
2700 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311
760/252-2411
http://www.barstow.edu

Chino Basin Water Conservation District
Demonstration Garden
4594 San Bernardino Street
Montclair, CA 91763-2228
909/626-2711
http://www.cbwcd.org

 Hi-Desert Water District
55439 29 Palms Highway
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
760/365-8333
http://www.hdwd.com

Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Garden
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
626/405-2100
http://www.huntington.org

 Josua Basin Water District
61750 Chollita Road
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
760/366-8438
http://www.jbwd.com/

Living Desert
47-900 Portola Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760/346-5694
http://www.palmsprings.com/points/desert.html

Los Angeles State & County Arboretum
301 North Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91007-2697
818/446-8251 or 213/681-8411
http://www.arboretum.org

Mojave Water Agency
13846 Conference Center Drive
Apple Valley, CA 92307
760/946-7000
http://www.mojavewater.org/

Roadrunner District, Inc.
Desert Crossroads Garden Club
Water Awareness (Demonstration) Garden
888/702-2075
http://www.californiagardenclubs.com/
http://www.roadrunnergardenclubs.com/dcqc/water_gallery.php

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens
1500 North College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
714/625-8767
http://www.cgu.edu/inst/rsa

Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants, Inc.
10459 Tuxford Street
Sun Valley, CA 91352
818/768-1802
818/768-3533 - Wildflower Hotline from March - May
http://www.theodorepayne.org

UCR Botanic Gardens
University of California, Riverside Campus
Riverside, CA 92521
909/787-4650
http://www.gardens.ucr.edu/gardens/site.htm

Victor Valley Community College
18422 Bear Valley Road
Victorville, CA 92392
760/245-4271
http://www.vvc.edu

Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College
12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West
El Cajon, CA 92019
619/660-0614
http://www.thegarden.org

Western Municipal Water District's Landscapes
Southern California Style
450 Alessandro Boulevard
Riverside, CA 92508
909/787-4650
http://www.wmwd.com/



Nevada

Desert Demonstration Gardens
3701 West Alta
Las Vegas, NV 89153
702/258-3205
http://www.lvvwd.com/

Ethel M Botanic Garden
2 Cactus Garden Drive
Henderson, NV 89014
702/458-8864
http://www.msue.msu.edu/son/mod70/70000509.html

University of Nevada Las Vegas Arboretum
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
702/739-3392
http://www.unlv.edu/facilities/landscape/arboretum.html


Arizona

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
2021 North Kinney Road
Tucson, AZ 85743
602/883-2702 for recorded information
602/883-1380
http://www.desertmuseum.org/

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
/602/941-1225
http://www.dbg.org/

Tohono Chul Park
Exhibit Hall, Gift Gallery & Tea Room
7366 North Paseo del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704
602/575-8468 for recorded information
602/742-6455
http://www.tohonochulpark.org

Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 North Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712
602/326-9255
http://tucsonbotanical.org