moorten botanical garden

A Thorny Situation

Clark Moorten: Cactus Master, Moorten Botanical Garden.

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For decades the Moorten family has offered tours to the public of its magical botanical garden in the desert. Along South Palm Canyon Drive, a hand-painted sign reads “Moorten Botanical Garden, Visitors Welcome.” Inside, a couple of caged doves coo hello while a montage of desert trees, succulents, and shrubs beckon visitors to wander deeper. A terrarium for cacti, called