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Top 5 picks for your visit


June 14 - Nov. 30
York Street 

The Rocky Mountain Region’s first major outdoor exhibition by celebrated artist Dale Chihuly features dramatic artwork throughout the Gardens.
More information about Chihuly

An A-MAZE-ING Volunteer Experience!

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from Sept. 19-Nov. 1

Chatfield welcomes back one of Colorado’s most famous Corn Mazes and we need your help to make this event a success. Fun opportunity for college or high school students to receive service credits for school clubs or graduation.
Learn more and sign up today


The Urban Garden

Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. - Noon
York Street 

This class is for those with no space to garden outside. Learn about houseplants, terrariums and dish gardens.
More info and register 

Chihuly Exhibition Catalogue

New, 96-page book of color photographs and essays about the Gardens' Chihuly exhibition is in stock at the Shop at the Gardens. $25, Members receive 10% discount.


Madagascar Discovery

May 7-20, 2015

Join Sarada Krishnan, director of horticulture, for this unique trip. This exclusive travel opportunity will showcase Madagascar's lush plant and animal world, architectural beauty and friendly people.
More information and itinerary

plant of the week

Anemone hupehensisAnemone hupehensis var. japonica Japanese Anemone - Few woodland plants glow as brightly as Japanese anemones that come in white or pink, double or single form this time of year. Their waxy petals make for good cut flowers, and their airy mounds of foliage are attractive even when they’re not blooming. Some forms spread by runners (especially the pale flowered cousin “hupehensis”).