Travel Tours

Event 

Title:
Gardens and Desert Flora of Arizona
When:
Friday, May 3, 2013 - Wednesday, May 8, 2013 
Category:
Tours

Description

Teaser_MSHS_Arizona_Page_1_Image_0005MSHS Presents: Gardens and Desert Flora of Arizona
With Host Cole Burrell
Phoenix & Tucson
May 3-8, 2013

From $1,895 per person, land only

Join the Minnesota State Horticultural Society and C. Colston Burrell for an exploration of gardens and native habitats of Arizona's picturesque Sonoran Desert. We will survey its diverse cacti, with colorful names such as hedgehog, pincushion, fish hook and teddy bear, as well as agaves, yuccas, sotol and other succulents.

Tour highlights include: the private gardens of designer Scott Calhoun; the iconic Boyce Thompson Arboretum; Tohono Chul Park, noted for its butterfly and hummingbird gardens and art exhibits; and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum with its collection of native flora and fauna.Teaser_MSHS_Arizona_Page_2_Image_0004

This unique tour blends nature and culture into a seamless whole. You won't want to miss this extraordinary opportunity to see exceptional plants, meet enthusiastic gardeners, and enjoy the unique flavors of the Southwest.

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For more inforamation, contact: Anna Kamrow, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
1-800-533-0324 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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