The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Aug. 18 and 19 for concerts, and close at 3 p.m. on Aug. 23 for a private event.

Green events are not just at Denver Botanic Gardens!

Green events are not just at Denver Botanic Gardens!

April 4, 2011 | Keisha Makonese
Green events are popping up everywhere and not just in gardens. Meeting and event planners are digging deeper to have sustainable events. Here are a few tips to make your event greener: Choose edible centerpieces. Serve local foods. Text invitations to guests. Reuse name badges. Coordinate with...Learn more
Be Green on St. Patrick's Day!

Be Green on St. Patrick's Day!

March 9, 2011 | Andrea Thurber
Is donning a shamrock on St. Patrick's Day just not making you feel GREEN enough? Becoming a volunteer with Denver Botanic Garden's Green Team will do the trick!Learn more
Orostachys: living jade for the garden

Orostachys: living jade for the garden

July 31, 2010 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Orostachys spinosa in a troughYou know you have succeeded when you are copied: this picture (or something like it) has shown up in books, in nursery catalogues, on advertising flyers and in other people's talks: people just love the way the gray trough seems to morph into these gnarly, symmetrical...Learn more
Compost Happens

Compost Happens

August 24, 2009 | Bonnie Weimer
Thanks to the green team volunteers for helping us compost this weekend at summer concerts!Learn more
Jade Vine Winds Down after Extraordinary Performance

Jade Vine Winds Down after Extraordinary Performance

June 9, 2008 | Matt Cole
Did the jade vine's blooms reach June? Maybe... But I didn't see it. The end of May appears to have brought the the end of the blooming run. Still, that's almost twice the time I first expected. Nick Snakenberg, Curator of Orchids, is the man who originally sent out the word that this legume was...Learn more
Jade Vine Still Blooming

Jade Vine Still Blooming

May 5, 2008 | Matt Cole
Just an update: I thought it was finishing (first photo above), this green-blossomed liana of a legume shows that it has the long haul in mind. I've discovered that there are several more inflorescences on the jade vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) and that you might be able to see it bloom either...Learn more
Jewel of a Jade Vine

Jewel of a Jade Vine

April 13, 2008 | Matt Cole
The jade vine is in full bloom! There are two long, hanging columns of flowers right now, with a few more to go. Green flowers have the reputation of being subtle, but this is really wild! I was up on the mezzanine, and a cluster of garden visitors was exclaiming over it. We agreed that describing...Learn more