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Top 5 picks for your visit

Sara Bareilles will be at Chatfield on Aug. 2

2014 Summer Concert Series

June through September
York Street and Chatfield

Today is one of the last days for Denver Botanic Gardens members to buy their Summer Concert Series tickets before the general public, and we have an exciting announcement for you! Sara Bareilles will be performing at Chatfield on Aug. 2.
See the entire Summer Concert Series lineup - Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, April 22

Bonfils-Stanton Series - "Celebration of the Seasons: An Unexpected Performance"

May through October
York Street and Chatfield

This year's series is designed to take you along with us through nature’s seasons as we observe and appreciate the aesthetic and edible bounties that nature is able to provide for us within a year’s time.
Learn more about the Bonfils-Stanton workshops, lectures and tours

Spring Plant Sale

Friday & Saturday, May 9 & 10, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days
York Street

Celebrate the gardening season at Spring Plant Sale! The annual plant extravaganza returns with all your usual favorites, as well as several new offerings and plant categories. Free admission to the Gardens both days. Tickets are still available for the Plant Sale Preview Party on Thursday, May 8 from 4-8 p.m.
See what plants will be on sale at Spring Plant Sale

colorado gets official state cactus

Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus, Claret Cup Cactus, photo by Denver Botanic GardensDenver Botanic Gardens' horticulture, research and interpretation departments assisted the Girl Scouts with their selection of Colorado's new state cactus. The Claret Cup Cactus is part of the Gardens' collection and is planted throughout the grounds, with the largest concentration in the Dryland Mesa garden. Pictured at left is Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus, which blooms in May or June.