Lush Cactus Gardens in Phoenix

While we’re talking about things to do in Phoenix, here’s a <a href=";entry_id=1730" title="" onmouseover="window.status=’’;return true;" onmouseout="window.status=”;return true;">tour of a cactus garden</a> that is can’t-miss.<br /><br /><div style="margin-left: 40px;"><span style="font-style: italic;">Saguaros, ocotillos and other survivors of a cactus garden planted decades ago frame Phoenix landmark Tovrea Castle today, reminders of a dreamer ahead of his time.<br />
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Italian immigrant Alessio Carraro, helped by one of his sons and a crew of about 20, built the castle and brought in Russian gardener M. Moktatchev to create the environmentally-compatible landscape that surrounds it….<br />
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Carraro Cactus Garden<br />
When: Guided 90-minute tours offered on selected Saturdays, usually three or four times each day.<br />
Where: Grounds outside Tovrea Castle, 5041 E. Van Buren St., Phoenix.<br />
Details: <a href="">Registration required</a>. 602-256-3220</span><br /></div><br />I wonder if readers in Texas have already pre-voted, or are waiting to vote tomorrow. My sister pre-voted, but then she would. <br /><br />

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