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Top 5 picks for your visit

New Gardener Boot Camp

Saturday, Mar. 7, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
York Street

Master your garden once and for all! Start fresh this year with all of our best beginner's classes, carefully designed to equip you with the right tools. 
More info and register for New Gardener Boot Camp

High Altitude Gardening

Various dates starting Feb. 27
York Street

Are you dreaming of spring while the snow piles up outside? Join Penn and Cord Parmenter for their High Altitude Gardening lineup, from Sustainable Greenhouse Design to Mountain Tomatoes. 
Learn more and register

Estes Park Wild Plant Weekend

May 29 - June 1

Become immersed in the fascinating world of wild edibles and medicinals in this weekend getaway.
More information and itinerary

2015 Tree Diversity Conference - Even. More. Tree. Types.

Friday, Mar. 6, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
York Street

Five tree experts will be speaking at the Gardens presenting ideas about underutilized tree species and cultivars. Ticket includes lunch.
More info and register for the Tree Diversity Conference

plant of the week

Paphiopedilum insignePaphiopedilum orchids can be found growing from India and southern China through Southeast Asia to the Philippines and New Guinea. Many species are threatened in the wild due to over-collection. Thousands of hybrids have been developed and they have become popular houseplants because of their long-lasting and unusual flowers.

Enjoy our March walking tour: Hellebores