The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17 for a private event and close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 for a concert.

The Horticulture Interns Have Arrived

June 6, 2017 | Kevin Williams
Every year Denver Botanic Garden's Horticulture Department welcomes a handful of exceptional horticulture students from across the country to study with us in a project-based, 10-week internship. Each intern brings a wealth of passion and experience to our team and we’re very excited to introduce...Learn more
2016 Denver Botanic Gardens Horticulture Interns posing with Chihuly sculpture

Horticulture Internships Available

January 24, 2017 | Kevin Williams
How will you spend your summer vacation? Every year Denver Botanic Gardens' Horticulture Department accepts college students from across the country as interns in a rigorous, 10-week horticulture internship. Under the supervision of Gardens’ horticulturists, interns will gain hands-on experience...Learn more
Horticulture Internships at the Gardens

Horticulture Internships at the Gardens

January 20, 2011 | Ann Montague
Each summer college students from across the country descend on Denver Botanic Gardens to participate in our summer horticulture internship program. And even though there’s still snow on the ground, we’re already booking the fieldtrips and tours for the program. Designed to help students explore...Learn more
Water garden curator Joe Tomocik plants waterlilies with the interns

Water garden curator Joe Tomocik plants waterlilies with the interns

July 1, 2010 | Horticulture Intern
It is no secret in horticulture and gardening that plants need water and who knows this better than Joe Tomocik, curator of water gardens, whose waterlilies hardly spend a day out of it. Once the threat of frost subsided, the empty water beds throughout the garden beg for some flair, and Joe knows...Learn more

The future of Penstemon harringtonii

June 30, 2010 | Horticulture Intern
To a Colorado non-native, the the gypsum dust blowing through Eagle County could easily obscure the beautiful wildflowers growing amongst the mountainous anthills and dry lakebeds. Penstemon harringtonii is a rare, showy purple and blue flower limited to the sagebrush steppe in Colorado and limited...Learn more
January Interns Find a Warm Welcome

January Interns Find a Warm Welcome

January 27, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
The Gardens welcomed two interns from Oberlin College during the month of January. The young women, who between them are majoring in Plant Biology, History, Creative Writing, and Environmental Studies, lent their energy to numerous projects. They spent time measuring champion trees, finding and...Learn more