The ABQ Biopark Botanic Garden is a 36-acre (15 ha) botanical garden situated at 2601 Central Avenue NW in Albuquerque, New Mexico, next to the Rio Grande. The garden showcases plants of the Southwest and other dry climates, and includes a 10,000-square-foot (930 m2) conservatory.
One wing of the glass conservatory homes plants belonging to the Mediterranean climates zones of Spain, Portugal, Turkey, South Africa, Australia, Chile and California. A 2nd wing features xeric plants from North American deserts. The garden likewise features different exhibitions showcasing plants of different regional habitats in New Mexico, medicinal plants, a butterfly pavilion and other attractions. The Garden’s design was granted as the 2019 Architecture + Community Award by the New Mexico Architectural Structure.
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