We have temporarily closed all Denver Botanic Gardens locations. Denver Botanic Gardens’ response to COVID-19

Cub Scout Exploration Days offer indoor and outdoor adventure.

Lions to Webelos, Your Cub Scout Adventure Awaits!

February 28, 2020 | Melissa Gula
Calling all Cub Scouts! All levels are invited to attend the Gardens second annual Cub Scout Exploration Day on March 21. The Gardens’ Cub Scout Exploration Day provides the opportunity for Cub Scout families and packs to explore plants and the natural world. Activities and explorations are...Learn more
Steppe Garden

Use Your Tax Refund to Support the Gardens

February 25, 2020 | Robert Price
You can now use your tax refund to support Denver Botanic Gardens. Starting this year, Coloradans who receive a state income tax refund will have a chance to donate all or some of it to a local nonprofit they trust, like Denver Botanic Gardens. Imagine if state taxpayers chose to donate just a...Learn more
Venus Flytrap

Hungry, Hungry Houseplants

February 18, 2020 | Jameson Coopman
Few plants have garnered the interest of the home horticulturist as much as the charismatic Venus flytrap ( Dionaea muscipula ). We horticulturists here at Denver Botanic Gardens are no exception, and that is one reason why we have these hungry, hungry houseplants growing in our tissue culture lab...Learn more
Dr. Guggenheim seated in the DeepWorker submarine prior to a dive in the Bering Sea (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw)

“Lessons from the Deep: What the Oceans Are Telling Us – and Why It Matters”

February 14, 2020 | Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd
Living in Denver, far from any of the world’s oceans, it’s easy to feel disconnected from them. Yet what we do here impacts what happens thousands of miles away. In an effort to link we the landlocked with our oceans, the Garden Club of Denver will host Dr. David Guggenheim at Denver Botanic...Learn more
Columbine

New Year, New Health and Wellness Goals

January 1, 2020 | Erin Bird
New Year’s resolutions often are focused on the body, mind and soul and for good reason. The busyness of life can lead to unhealthy eating, decreased exercise and not enough self-care. In line with our core values of transformation, relevance, diversity and sustainability, we have a variety of...Learn more
Welcome Home: Meet Your Habitat

Welcome Home: Meet Your Habitat – a New Science Pyramid Exhibit

December 30, 2019 | Jen Tobias
You know what they say—home is where the heart is and also where the lichens are. Actually, as far as I can tell I’m pretty much the only one who says that part about lichens. (I’m trying to get it started though—pass it on.) But it’s true, and it’s not just the lichens—it’s also where the cacti,...Learn more
Children's Camp at Denver Botanic Gardens

Thank You For Your Donation to the Gardens!

December 11, 2019 | Robert Price
Colorado Gives Day was December 10 but it’s not too late to make your gift to Denver Botanic Gardens. If you already made your gift, THANK YOU! The difference you make is profound. Your gift will help nearly 40,000 children make strong connections to the natural world. Denver Botanic Gardens offers...Learn more
Girl Scout Exploration Day - Junior “Gardener”

Girl Scout Exploration Day - Junior “Gardener”

September 12, 2019 | Melissa Gula
Calling all aspiring gardeners! Join us at Denver Botanic Gardens on Sept. 21, 2019 for our 4th annual Junior “Gardener” Girl Scout Exploration Day. Scout Exploration Days offer scout troops the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities and take-home...Learn more
Iris at Denver Botanic Gardens

Disfruta de una visita guiada gratuita en español el 4 de junio de 2019 (SCFD Día libre)

May 22, 2019 | Victoria M. Cuéllar
Los Jardines están en plena floración y nuestra exhibición de arte en los Jardines está abierta al público. Acompáñeme el martes 4 de junio, nuestro siguiente día libre, para dar un paseo por los Jardines. ¡Daré dos visitas guiadas de 30 minutos en español donde veremos que está floreciendo y una...Learn more
Play On! Performing Arts

Play On! Performing Arts at the Gardens

February 28, 2019 | Featured Instructor
Calling all young aspiring actors! Gardening and performing arts come together to spark creativity and imagination in this new five week program series designed for children ages 5-10. Participants use Jeffery L. Schatzer’s book “The Runaway Garden” as creative inspiration to create an ensemble-...Learn more

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