Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:00 am
Docent-guided wildflower tours are about to
resume at Tohono Chul Park.
photo courtesy Helen Roach, Tohono Chul Park, Mexican gold poppies, Gordon's bladderpod and desert bluebells are among the showy flowers expected this spring at Tohono Chul Park.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:00 pm
Kimber DeLorenzo loads up the back of her car with numerous
plants she bought at the Tohono Chul Plant sale last Wednesday.
Park members get first pick at the plants during the plant
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Betty Anne Wheeler came to the plant sale looking for, and finding, a wooly butterfly bush.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Kimber DeLorenzo loads up the back of her car with numerous plants she bought at the Tohono Chul Plant sale last Wednesday. Park members get first pick at the plants during the plant sales.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, One of the most exotic of plants up for sale at Tohono Chul's plant sale was one of four Boswellia sacra plants, best known for the frankincense they produce. The plant itself dates back thousands of years and was even found in the tomb of the Egyptian King Tutankhamun. Each plant was for sale for $1,500, and they are expected to be $2,000 at next year's plant sale.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 4:00 am
Chances are a nearby neighbor has a citrus tree in the backyard producing more fruit than they can use each year. They’re not alone. In backyards all over Tucson, thousands of pounds of fruits, vegetables, nuts and even edible weeds are going to waste.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 3:08 pm
Tohono Chul Park, a botanical garden nestled in Northwest Tucson, is recognized on a national level.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am
One of Tucson’s most-loved holiday traditions returns Nov. 26-27
and Dec. 3-4 to Tohono Chul Park.
Explorer file photo, Tohono Chul Park is alight with 1 million Christmas lights the weekends of Nov. 26 and 27 and Dec. 3 and 4.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 11:00 pm
Tohono Chul Park holds its fall desert corner plant sale this
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:00 pm
It's been a dozen years since Richard Wilson,
who gave the land and founded Tohono Chul Park with his late wife
Jean, has been back to the Paseo del Norte park celebrating its
25th anniversary in 2010.
J.D. Fitzgerald/ Special to the Explorer, Richard Wilson, who founded Tohono Chul Park with his late wife Jean, returned to their former home Sunday afternoon for the park's 25th anniversary celebration and dedication of the new Sonoran Seasons Garden. Wilson, who'd been away from the park for a dozen years, was astounded by what he found upon his return.
J.D. Fitzgerald/ Special to the Explorer, Residents from the community attended The Silver Spring Celebration Sunday afternoon as a commemorative event for the 25th anniversary year of Tohono Chul Park, and to dedicate the new Sonoran Seasons Garden. The new Douglas Pavilion is in the background.
J.D. Fitzgerald/ Special to the Explorer, Richard Wilson, who co-founded Tohono Chul Park with his late wife Jean, addressed a crowd at Sunday night's dedication of the new Sonoran Seasons Garden. Behind him is Mark Barmann, president of the Tohono Chul board of directors and a major donor with his wife Jan to the new garden.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 11:00 pm
This year is Tohono Chul Park's 25th anniversary, and the Paseo
del Norte park has scheduled a day of family fun on Saturday, April
17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 12:00 am
Art that Heals, an exhibition of art works
that have "a healing role in the life of their creator or viewer,"
has opened at Tohono Chul Park.
courtesy Tohono Chul Park, Elise Deringer Wendte offers "What's Important."
courtesy Tohono Chul Park, Lucia Grossberger Morales created "Psyche of the Universe."
Photo courtesy of Tohono Chul Park, Selina Littler creates interactive ground spirals of branches. She has one as part of the Art That Heals exhibit at Tohono Chul Park, and hopes to create another April 17.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 12:00 am
Tohono Chul Park is accepting artist entries through Feb. 4 for
"Art That Heals," an exhibition of artwork that has a healing
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 11:00 pm
During October, Tohono Chul Park is featuring the work of Lynne
Yamaguchi, whose turned wood bowls are made to be touched.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 11:00 pm
Monsoon gardening is the subject for guests at a Tohono Chul
Park event on Saturday, June 6.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 1:51 pm
The Matt Mitchell Group for this concert is the Hot Club of Tucson performing Django-style Gypsy Jazz at the highest level. Joining Mitchell is Evan Dain on the upright bass, and Kelland Thomas on alto saxophone, world class performers in their own right. This is an opening act that will turn up the heat.
Courtney Black, middle, her daughter Iris, and Robin Bale made a special trip to Tohono Chul Park from Scottsdale on Wednesday for the members plant sale. The public is invited to attend the plant sale this weekend.