Tag: Tohono Chul Park
There is no better place to stock up for early fall planting of cold-hardy arid-adapted plants from deserts all over the globe than our very own beautiful Tohono Chul Park. Head over this weekend Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm, just west of Oracle and Ina.
It might be the best volunteer-coordinator type job in Tucson. At least as far as working in one of the most beautiful garden settings in Arizona. If you are a rock star with volunteers, toss your hat in the ring. Here is the Position Announcement.
Tohono Chul Park Fall Plant Sale opens this weekend for the public The Tohono Chul Park Fall Plant Sale opens today at noon for members and continues this weekend for the public. This is one of the largest plant sales of arid-adapted plants in Tucson and worth the trip just to see some of the […]
Spring Plant Sale this weekend, opens today for members If you were left looking at some very droopy brown plants after our recent freezes, Tohono Chul’s Spring Plant Sale comes at a good time. The Spring Plant Sale is the biggest and best stocked in the Tucson area and I’m sure they’ll have the perfect […]
Members’ Preview: Wednesday | Oct. 10 | 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. General public: Saturday | Oct. 13 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. General public: Sunday | Oct. 14 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Plant your penstemons in the fall for a flower filled yard in spring! Fall is fast approaching, as is the Tohono Chul […]
Outstanding Volunteer Opportunity for Lovers of the Sonoran Desert It’s nearly time for the Docent Class training to begin again at Tohono Chul Park. Park Docents are those volunteers in the brown vests that mark them as the interpreters and teachers of the secrets of the desert. Docents roam the grounds looking for visitors to […]
UPDATE: I’m told the bloom will most likely happen Saturday (25%), Sunday (50%), or Monday (25%). After starts and stalls, it appears that buds on the Queen of the Night (Peniocereus greggii) collection at Tohono Chul Park are growing again. The Park has the nation’s largest known collection of these plants and the yearly Bloom […]
On July 1st, the venerable Tohono Chul Park Tea Room will have a new name and operating partners. The new name, Tohono Chul Garden Bistro, was chosen to better reflect the beautiful garden and patio surroundings that make it a Tucson favorite. The new operating partners will be Jason Hartenbach of River’s Edge catering and Patrick Fahey, Chef […]
If you are looking for a spring plant sale… I mean if you are really looking for a spring plant sale, look no further than Tohono Chul Park for the biggest and best Spring Plant Sale Tucson has to offer. The 2012 Spring Plant Sale begins on March 28 with a Members Only Preview Sale. […]
Tohono Chul Park is showcasing all artistic things gourd-related in a series of classes, exhibits, and sales beginning March 8. A series of classes for learning how to create masks, kachinas, pendants, and more are being offered March 15, 16, and 17. Gourd art is stunningly beautiful and very accessible here in Southern Arizona; materials […]