Butterfly House Visitors will view live exotic and domestic butterflies in this facility that boasts an 8,000-square-foot conservatory, a 60-seat theater, education classroom, exhibit hall and the Madame Butterfly Gift Shop, which is open all year. Trained docents are available to visit schools. Disabled accessible.
Moorten Botanical Gardens in Palm Springs. The Moorten Botanical Gardens now boasts 3,000 examples of desert cacti and other desert plants grouped by geographic regions: Arizona, Baja California, California, Colorado, the Mojave desert, the Sonora desert, South Africa, arid South America, and Texas.
Ethel M Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Gardens | Hours of operation: Open daily, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Live chocolate production hours vary, but are generally Monday - Friday until 4:30 p.m. Chocolate factory workers are not available on Saturdays and Sundays. Please call for more details. Cost: Free.
New York Botanical Garden: Orchid Evenings
If you're in New York in spring, don't miss cocktails and happy hour at the New York Botanical Garden for their Orchid Evenings series. Read more on shershegoes.com