Blossoms of Lights

Think You Can Wait to Book Your Holiday Party? Think Again!

October 4, 2019 | Special Events
The tradition of gathering together in the winter months goes back almost as far as humanity itself. Today, that tradition is celebrated by families, friends, and even by companies and organizations that want to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of their team over the past year...Learn more
An aerial drone image of the Secret Passage bed of the Welcome Garden.

The Life of a Plant Mapper

October 2, 2019 | Horticulture Intern
To my friends in college I was always the crazy plant lady with a baby palm tree in her apartment, but I’ve found that here at Denver Botanic Gardens I’m the least “planty” of the plant people. I just finished my degree in Environmental Science & Policy at Chapman University in Southern...Learn more
Fall Plant and Bulb Sale

So I Want to Plant Some Bulbs – Help!

September 24, 2019 | Special Events
With the temperatures still soaring into the high 80s, it’s hard to believe that it’s already time to prepare our gardens for fall bulb planting. But, if a thriving bed of brilliant or pastel blooms is your goal for this spring, now is the time to begin! Our annual Fall Plant & Bulb Sale is the...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
Sensory Processing and Autism Resource Kits

Sensory Processing & Autism Resource Kits Now Available

September 5, 2019 | Catharine McCord
Denver Botanic Gardens is excited to announce that our Sensory Processing and Autism Resource Kits (S.P.A.R.K.) are available for use, free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis! They may be checked out from the Information Desk in the Boettcher Center Lobby at our York Street location...Learn more
Annuals Garden and Pavilion

Rental Venue Spotlight: Annuals Garden and Pavilion

August 15, 2019 | Special Events
Every one of the rental sites at our York Street location offers beautiful and unique elements that form the backdrops for hundreds of private events each year. In general, certain kinds of events tend to inhabit certain venues: the Woodland Mosaic solarium is suited to small gatherings in the...Learn more
Blossoms of Light - Holiday Rental

This Christmas-in-July, Book for the Holidays in December!

July 25, 2019 | Special Events
While it may be hard to think about down parkas, hot chocolate, and twinkle lights in the heat of July, now is the perfect time to start planning your annual holiday party. We invite you to add even more sparkle to your event this year by hosting your party during Blossoms of Light™ , a dazzling...Learn more
Humulus lupulus (hops), located along the east side of York Street growing along the Parking Garage trellis

July Walking Tour - Climbing Plants

July 2, 2019 | Mario Bertelmann
Summer has finally arrived and Denver Botanic Gardens is beaming with flowers, visitors and events! This is a peak time to visit and enjoy the wide variety of gardens and plants it has to offer. Climbing plants are a key part of the displays in virtually every garden as they provide vertical...Learn more
Outdoor classroom in Mordecai Children’s Garden

Designed on Nature

June 21, 2019 | Erin Bird
Inspired by nature, 15 undergraduate students in the Environmental Design University of Colorado Boulder (CU-ENVD) designed and built an outdoor classroom in Mordecai Children’s Garden over the course of six months. The space was designed to be imaginative and flexible for a wide range of...Learn more
Denver Botanic Gardens Wedding Venues

Victoria & Andrew – A Wedding for the Best of Both Worlds

June 19, 2019 | Special Events
It’s peak wedding season here at our York Street location, and couples of all kinds are tying the knot surrounded by friends, family, flowers and foliage! Today, we dig deeper into the story of one such couple, one that is particularly special to us since the bride is an employee at the Gardens!...Learn more

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