Hands planting pansies

Family Workshop: Winter Fairies

January 5, 2017 | Melissa Gula
Fairies are our garden friends! Join us for our Winter Fairies Family Workshop and add a little whimsy to your day as you and your child delve into the enchanting world of garden fairies. Sunday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. – noon and 2-4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 10 a.m. – noon and 2-4 p.m. During the workshop...Learn more
 梅Ume (Japanese flowering plum)

梅Ume: Prunus mume in Japanese culture

January 3, 2017 | Ebi Kondo
A sentimental love affair between ancient Japanese intellectuals and Ume: 梅Ume (Japanese flowering plum), Prunus mume, has been one of the most popular winter-blooming trees in Japan for centuries. There are over 250 cultivars of both single or double blossoms with shades of white, pink and red...Learn more
All-America Selections Garden

2018 Rental Calendar Opens January 4

January 2, 2017 | Special Events
Make your event a memorable one by hosting it in the splendid surroundings of Denver Botanic Gardens. Our York Street location offers a variety of venues for every kind of event at any time of year, and our Chatfield Farms location offers a rustic, pastoral setting perfect for your next event...Learn more
Blossoms of Light Lumenscape

Meet AudioPixel: The Team Behind the Lumenscape

December 12, 2016 | Special Events
At the end of the twinkling Blossoms of Light pathway, visitors arrive at the Lumenscape: a massive lighting display that reacts to interactive instruments and recorded music. Nearly 15,000 individually-programmed LEDs dance in an array of lights that fills the entire UMB Amphitheater, offering an...Learn more
Character pines

December in the Japanese Garden

December 7, 2016 | Ebi Kondo
The name of the Japanese Garden at Denver Botanic Gardens, 松風園 Sho-Fu-En, means ‘The garden of pine and wind’ and was inspired by the Rocky Mountain wilderness. During our growing season, we often think of evergreens as a background to colorful flowers and leaves. Winter precedes the vivid colors...Learn more

New Zealand dreaming

December 6, 2016 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Now that temperatures are plummeting in Denver, it’s hard not to think back on the magical three weeks I just spent in New Zealand on a lecture tour where I was representing Denver Botanic Gardens. There are so many fabulous things to see in that distant island. A highlight for me as a lover of...Learn more

Your Holiday Shopping Can Benefit the Gardens

December 6, 2016 | Development Department
Denver Botanic Gardens is honored to be the 2016 recipient of Neiman Marcus Denver’s Love to Give Collection. Between now and December 24, do your holiday shopping at Neiman Marcus Denver, located at 3030 East 1st Ave. in Cherry Creek Shopping Center, and a portion of anything you purchase from the...Learn more

Colorado Gives Day is December 6

December 6, 2016 | Development Department
Colorado’s largest one-day online giving event is here! Your gift to the Gardens Fund on Colorado Gives Day provides important support for our core programs, including spectacular horticultural displays, research, conservation and world-class art exhibitions. Not to mention our wide-reaching...Learn more
The Shop at the Gardens Tent Sale

Save An Additional 25% at The Shop’s Pre-Holiday Sale!

December 1, 2016 | Sean Mahoney
Who needs the mall and waiting in line for generic gifts when you’ve got The Shop at the Gardens! A longtime favorite shopping destination for members, neighbors and gift seekers alike, The Shop is your one-stop-holiday-shop. Now, to make shopping with us extra sweet, we’ve marked down everything...Learn more
popular jewelry collection can be found at incredible prices including sparkly gemstone and sterling necklaces by Patricia Locke, cool metal cuffs by Alkemie, funky beaded accessories by CalaMarie and much more.

The Shop at the Gardens Pre-Holiday Sale Starts Nov. 10

November 9, 2016 | Sean Mahoney
We know what you’re thinking, “Holiday shopping? I’m still wearing shorts!” But despite the sunny Colorado weather, the days are flying by and the holidays are just around the corner. Lucky for you, the Shop at the Gardens is having a special pre-holiday tent sale filled with goodies for every...Learn more

End-of-Season Edible Garden Practices

November 7, 2016 | Ebi Kondo
We think of fall as the time when the fun of gardening ends for the year; but fall is the best gardening season to be active. Enjoy end-of-season vegetable gardening maintenance practices with these tips: The cool weather-loving fall crops—lettuce, spinach, arugula, radish and cabbage—should be...Learn more

Autumn at Denver Botanic Gardens

October 1, 2016 | Brian Vogt
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...Learn more

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