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Maricopa Native Seed Library: Demonstration Gardens

Demonstration Gardens

There are several gardens you can visit to see seed library plants up close and personal! This can help you make selections from the seed library . These gardens also serve as seed sources for the seed library.


Scottsdale Community College

                demonstration garden at SCC

The existing gardens at SCC are being supplemented with additional seed library plants so that visitors view them to inform their seed library selections. Download the guide below:

Red Mountain Campus, MCC

Garden at the Red Mountain campus of MCC

An ethnobotanical garden was planted in Fall 2020 that includes a wide variety of trees, shrubs, grasses, cacti and succulents that have medicinal, food, ceremonial and other human uses. Many of these plants are also available in the seed library.

  • Find our project page on inaturalist that includes the plants that can be found in the garden. A downloadable field guide is available below: