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Rose Garden at Mesa Community College

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Address: 1833 West Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202
Phone Number: 480-461-7022
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Designed by landscape architect LeRoy Brady, the Desert Southwest's largest...

Designed by landscape architect LeRoy Brady, the Desert Southwest's largest rose garden, where nearly 8000 rose bushes bloom in the desert. Take time to smell the roses by taking a stroll through The Garden and view its tremendous number of vibrant colors, flower forms and growth habits. The terrace areas of the East and West gardens can be reserved for intimate settings such as weddings, music ensembles, theatrical readings, and art displays. Tours are also available.

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Beautiful Rose Garden

I stopped by in between my classes at MCC. There are a few sidewalks and paths running through it but mostly dirt or grass pathways. There are many different kinds of roses there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by in between my classes at MCC. There are a few sidewalks and paths running through it but mostly dirt or grass pathways. There are many different kinds of roses there in various colors. It's a great spot to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Our large group was fortunate to have a very knowledgeable docent lead our tour tour of the garden. The gardens are maintained exclusively by volunteers and donations from the community.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This will not take a lot of your time and it is free. We walked around for maybe, 30 minutes and the roses are amazing. Nice place to snap some photos, reflect, or just stop to smell the roses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

If you have never gone and walked through this garden you are missing out. It is so amazing the roses go on forever its really peaceful there even though it is located roght off Southern Ave. in Mesa. It was surprisingly cooler then i thought it would be and the smell wow this is a small peice of heaven on... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We were overwhelmed at the beauty of the roses. We have a few scraggly rose bushes at our home, but this was amazing. Roses like these are not easy to grow. We will be back.

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Thank Rebecca B
Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I have admired the Rose Garden at MCC for years. I've been impressed at how these roses flourish in the desert....who knew?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We are in town just at the right time. The roses in the gardens are in full bloom and really great to see. The amount and various roses is admazing to see. The beds are well maintained and the bushes well kept. Should be put on your list at the right time of year.

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Thank Joseph615
Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

This is the largest public rose garden in the southwest, and it is gorgeous. It is in full bloom, from the Veterans garden all the way down to the corner of Southern and Dobson. If you are in town visiting, and looking for something relaxing to do, take time to stop by the Mesa Community College Rose Garden. It is... More 

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Avondale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Be sure to come in march through April when blooms are full. Volunteer and learn to prune and grow roses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

This is located at the north end of the campus and visible from the road that forms The North boundary of the campus. It is surprising large and maintained mostly by volunteers. It has large variety of roses, which are beautiful and well cared for.

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