Plan a trip to Joshua Tree National park at Oasis of Mara visitors center

Southern California has many attractions and when you plan a trip there please include Joshua Tree National Park on your list. Even if you are not an avid hiker you can drive through many parts of this park and still enjoy great outdoors. This visitors center is located just off route 62 also known as […]

Living Desert Botanical Garden: Come Close to Nature

The Living Desert was formed in 1970 to help preserve the Palm Desert and maintain the balance of the desert ecosystem. Founded by several trustees of the Palm Springs Desert Museum, this place has a zoo and botanical garden that brings visitors all year round. It is a popular with the kids mostly, but adults […]

Sonoran Desert: Home to Amazing Desert Plants

When one thinks of a desert, the things that come to mind are the sand, heat, and an expansive landscape speckled with cacti. The Sonoran Desert offers a wonderful contrast with its vast assortment of desert flora. One of the hottest and prominent deserts in North America, it is spread over parts of Arizona and […]

Flower pictures of succulent desert plants at botanical gardens

Succulent desert plants usually bloom in the spring and their flowers are very spectacular and very colorful. These pictures of flowers were taken in the month of April at botanical gardens of Huntington Library near Pasadena, California. There is always something blooming here. April is the best month if you want to see desert plants […]