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Xeriscape Botanical Gardens

5959 W Brown St, Glendale, AZ 85302-1248
+1 623-930-3596
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great place for a short urban stroll

It is a very short but shady walk in front of the Glendale Library. The plants are all marked as... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Janet N
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Peoria, Arizona
Hidden gem

These free informative gardens are wrapped among and around the parking lot of the Glendale... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Paul S
,
Marion
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“ranch park” (4 reviews)
“library” (8 reviews)
“plants” (7 reviews)
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5959 W Brown St, Glendale, AZ 85302-1248
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+1 623-930-3596
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

It is a very short but shady walk in front of the Glendale Library. The plants are all marked as to species, and there are benches along the way. Buit be sure to check out the sculpture garden behind the Library as well.

Thank Janet N
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

These free informative gardens are wrapped among and around the parking lot of the Glendale Library. If you are coming north on 59th past Olive and the Glendale Community College campus, you will see the Glendale Library on the west (left) side. If you reach...More

2  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Here's the thing: this little garden area (2 trails, the Cactus Trail and the Tree Trail, each walkable in 5 minutes with typical kid-level interest and in 15 minutes with adult gardener-level interest) fits it's purpose really well. If you want to see a nice...More

2  Thank scienceteech
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

There are other trails by the library that may be more interesting for your children or grandchildren. For those who can only walk a very short distance, this trail would be ideal.

Thank Jack Q
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Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Simply a short self-guided walk on a trail around the parking lot. Don't go out of your way for this!

Thank Reissa
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Reviewed January 19, 2016

The brochure stated approximately 1,000 trees, shrubs, cacti and more. We saw plenty of trees but we couldn't find any cacti or more! There were some buildings that were part of the old farm with information stating what it was used for. If there are...More

Thank Cheryl D
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

For visitors and locals alike, it sure makes sense to view and get a better understanding of the life around us - this is the place!

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed September 27, 2015

The Xeriscape is around the Glendale Brown Street Library, next door to Sahuaro Ranch Park. I like to look at the different names of the plants that grow here in Phoenix. The signs need to be replaced as they are now sun faded. As with...More

1  Thank 2sbs
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Reviewed August 22, 2015

I enjoyed the descriptions of the plants and seeing what they had. It was convenient as I was going to the library and stopped to see what the plant life was all about.

Thank DynamiteHoney
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

Tour guide was excellent and I got some great ideas for my yard in Las Vegas.There is a lot more to this place than you might think.

Thank Steve R
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