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Calendar

NEW! Plan your visit using our new sort category: things to do that are included with admission. Go to ‘filter by type’ in the left column and select ‘While You’re Here.’

Thursday, August 6, 2015

What Made My Good Plant Go Bad?

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6 p.m.
York Street

Rocky Mountain Gardening Elective

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Hooked on Hardscape: Water Features and Fire Elements

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6 p.m.
York Street

In this session we will look at the intricate design and construction of both water features and fire elements.

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The Art of Stone Appreciation – Contemporary Concepts in the Context of Ancient Asian Traditions

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6 p.m.
York Street

Originating some two thousand years ago in China, the tradition of collecting and appreciating scholars’ stones has endured in contemporary times.

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Member-Only Morning

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 8 a.m.
York Street

Members can visit the Gardens at 8 a.m. before public hours. Grab a spot on a favorite bench, sip a cup of tea by the Monet pond, or enjoy a morning walk on quiet paths.

Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses

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Color Mixing

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 9 a.m.
York Street

The first step to watercolor painting is mixing colors. Learn a system for combining colors consistently to eliminate frustrating trial and error.

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Growing and Using Plants for Dyeing

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 9:30 a.m.
Chatfield

* This class takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, C-470 and Wadsworth *

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Plant to Plate Family Workshop: Pizza Plants

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 10 a.m.
York Street

You can put almost anything on a pizza! Discover this favorite Italian dish and design your own pie with various plant toppings from fruits to roots.

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Plant to Plate Family Workshop: Pizza Plants

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 2 p.m.
York Street

You can put almost anything on a pizza! Discover this favorite Italian dish and design your own pie with various plant toppings from fruits to roots.

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Sunrise Photography in the Gardens

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 5:30 a.m.
York Street

Get into DBG before the sun and make beautiful images as the day breaks over our wonderful urban gardens!

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Denver Rose Society Show

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 7:30 a.m.
York Street

Beautiful roses fill Mitchell Hall for the Denver Rose Society’s 65th Annual Show. Visitors can take in the radiant hues and fragrance of more than 200 roses cut from local gardens the morning of the show for judging and display.

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