Help the DOT Gardens grow!

The??DOT Garden is a program of Albuquerque Academy, a 501(c)3 educational institution in Albuquerque, NM. In order to help us grow and be able to provide useful resources to the greater community, donations can??be made to the Albuquerque Academy Annual Fund and earmarked for the DOT Gardens.

Donate Online

You can use Albuquerque??Academy’s online giving form. Type the amount that you would like to donate into the Student Life box and please be sure to type “DOT Gardens” in the Notes box at the end of the form to ensure your gift is properly credited to the DOT Gardens program.

Mail a Donation

A check can be made out to “Albuquerque Academy” and mailed to:
The Desert Oasis Teaching Garden
c/o Karen Temple-Beamish
6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Please be sure to write “The Desert Oasis Teaching Garden” in the reference section of your check.

All donations to Albuquerque Academy??are fully tax deductible.

Donate Tools, Equipment, Materials

We use a lot of tools and equipment in the gardens, but also need to make sure that those materials are in good condition, safe, and appropriate for our students to use. If you have items that you think might be useful, please email??our Garden Manager with a description of the items.


We love having volunteers in the garden! If you are interested in a one-time volunteer experience, please visit our Events page to find out about upcoming Learn-Work days. We are also happy to schedule more regular volunteer shifts. Check out the Volunteer Opportunities page for more information!