Bonfils Stanton Slide
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 Sheryl Crow
2014 Summer Concert Series

June through September
York Street and Chatfield

We are excited to present another season of spectacular musical talent and outdoor summer fun. Concerts include Sheryl Crow, Barenaked Ladies, Joan Baez and Gipsy Kings.
See the entire Summer Concert Series lineup
See ticket purchase sales date by membership level. 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

Lecture: Great Garden Plants of 2013

Thursday, Apr. 17, 7-9 p.m.
York Street

As we march into a new growing season, let’s look back at the past years at the Gardens and see what some of the outstanding performers have been and what to look for this year, too. Lecture given by Panayoti Kelaidis.
Register for 'Lecture: Great Garden Plants of 2013'

Farm Camps at Chatfield

June and July
Chatfield | Children (ages 8-12)

Join us for a week on the farm at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield to harvest vegetables, dig in the dirt and take care of farm animals while learning about daily rhythms outside the city.
More info and register for Farm Camp at Chatfield: Life on the Farm
More info and register for Farm Camp at Chatfield: Way Back When on Hildebrand Ranch

Volunteer with Butterflies at Chatfield

May - October

Join us in making this new exhibit an enjoyable experience for visitors! Butterflies at Chatfield will showcase native Colorado butterfly and plant species. Volunteers will answer questions, provide interpretation, and more.
Find out more about this volunteer opportunity or sign up to volunteer at Chatfield

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.