York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Oct. 20, 26 and 27 to prepare for Glow at the Gardens.
Glow at the Gardens is sold out on Oct. 20 (no tickets available at the door).
The pumpkin patch at Chatfield Farms is closed for the season.
We all have favorite seasons. Mine has always been autumn, probably because it’s the time of year I wish would last twice as long. Everything seems mature in the plant world and determined to go out in a blaze of glory. Autumn at Denver Botanic Gardens has definitely reached a new level in recent...Read more
Welcome to the Steppe Garden. This unique garden showcases plants from steppe regions of the world. The featured steppe regions and associated continents are: South Africa , which is divided into summer rainfall habitat, winter rainfall habitat and cultivated material. Central Asia , which exhibits...Read more
By taking a tour – be it an overview of the Gardens, a specific botanic theme or behind-the-scenes info on an art exhibition – you can check off all these goals on your list! Learn something: Gardens staff and docents share their knowledge of our living collections, history, art exhibitions and...Read more
Up until 30 years ago, you would have been hard pressed to find great examples of metropolitan cooperation. Years of political wrangling between and among Denver and the suburbs resulted in bitterness and rancor. Finally, the regional economy took a dramatic slide and desperation gave birth to...Read more
Pots, Statuary and Fountains 30% Off! Now through Sunday, Sept. 25 - Summer is nearly gone which means it’s time for The Shop at The Gardens annual outdoor sale! Along with shorter days and cooler temperatures comes one of The Shop’s most anticipated sales events. Starting today, all outdoor pots,...Read more
Enjoy the last few days of Butterflies at Chatfield . Sunday, Sept. 25 is the last day the exhibit will be open this year at Chatfield Farms. The exhibit is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily (last entry at 3 p.m.). As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, the residents of Butterflies at...Read more
The 2016 Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society’s 47th annual show promises to be a very special event. Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This show will be presented like an art gallery. Bonsai will be featured on individual pedestals and small island tables will draw you...Read more
A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Helen Fowler Library’s first haiku contest! Congratulations to our first place winner, John Deaton of Redding, CA. Clear cold mountain streams Cascade to the restless sea Dark clouds thundering Second place goes to Linda Maich of Denver, CO. Red...Read more
It may seem a bit early to be thinking about twinkle lights and hot chocolate, but it’s not too early for Denver Botanic Gardens' Events Department at our York Street location! The dazzling light display produced every year at Blossoms of Light is no small feat to produce: months of designing,...Read more
Do you delight in William Wordsworth’s famous ode to daffodils? Do you swoon when reading Walt Whitman’s assertion that, “a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars, and the pismire is equally perfect…”? If you’re a fellow poetry lover, please visit the Helen Fowler Library’s new...Read more
Mount Goliath, the northern shoulder of Mount Evans, located within the Arapaho National Forest, takes my breath away each time I visit. Denver Botanic Gardens has been offering free guided hikes of the M. Walter Pesman Trail for many years.Read more
Families are invited to join us on Saturday, June 25, 2016 to celebrate the wonderful world of pollinators that buzz, fly and flutter plant seeds and pollen to and fro from 5:30-8:30 p.m . This event coincides with National Pollinator Week. Family Fun Nights provide families with the opportunity to...Read more