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Address: 1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4822
Phone Number: +1 480-461-7022
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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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Roses Grow in the Desert

Some 10,000 roses grow on the northern 5-acre boundary of Mesa Community College. The Rose Garden is managed by many volunteers from the community, winter visitors, and the Mesa... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 17, 2016
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Gilbert, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

My nineteen year old daughter and I enjoyed our afternoon stroll through the rose garden. I believe we may have only seen a small portion of the garden and many of the roses were not in bloom at the time. There were a couple of sculptures and pretty benches to sit and relax.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Some 10,000 roses grow on the northern 5-acre boundary of Mesa Community College. The Rose Garden is managed by many volunteers from the community, winter visitors, and the Mesa East Valley Rose Society. Entrance is FREE to this incredible garden, we just ask that visitors do not cut the roses, as they are growing in this place to bring smiles... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Thousands of rose bushes in well maintained plantings. The Veterans Memorial Garden is especially well done. There are signs in each bed that prompt you to call on your cell phone and get informative descriptions of each portion of the gardens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I love all kinds of flowers. I was very happy when I see the many and colorful flowers at the Rose Garden. Such a refreshing view amidst the August heat in Arizona. I surely will go back in September when all will be in bloom. Nice staff also and very helpful.

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Thank Erlinda P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 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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Thank Monicawesomeness
Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Thank Brittney W
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Julee B
Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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