This month’s programs focus on bougainvillea bonsai, watering and controller programming, natural history of the creosote, succulent cylinders, moonscape photography, gourds, herb propagation and cultivation, bats, harvesting and cooking with prickly pear, best vines for the landscape, pruning trees and shrubs, glass bird feeders and small outdoor patios. Call for times, dates and registration fees. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-481-8146.
Monarch Walk Series
Guests 12 and older are invited to learn about Monarch butterfly migration patterns and why people tag them, followed by a visit to the conservatory. 10-11:30 a.m. $10. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, butterflywonderland.com, 480-800-3000.