Bumblebee Jamboree Children's Concert

Kids are the VIPs at Bumblebee Jamboree

February 10, 2017 | Special Events
Each summer, guests flood the Gardens for a summer concert series in our outdoor amphitheater, and the events are well-known in the Denver area. But did you know that Denver Botanic Gardens has its very own concert series designed just for kids? For each Bumblebee Jamboree concert, kids can dress...Learn more
Cards From June Jurcak

Fall in Love with Great Gifts from The Shop at the Gardens

February 3, 2017 | Sean Mahoney
While gazing at the gorgeous Orchid Showcase, why not pick up a fantastic gift for someone you love at The Shop at the Gardens? Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and admission to The Shop is free. Here are five of our favorite Valentine's Day gift ideas: Fortuna Chocolate starting at $12.00 A favorite on...Learn more

Plant Romance

January 26, 2017 | Erin Bird
Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet, And so are you. This simple, well known love poem may bring a smile or cringe to your face. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and for better or worse, it causes us to think of those we love, lost or hope will someday love us. The rose is an...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
Off the Clock

Off the Clock Themes: How Do We Choose?

January 16, 2017 | Special Events
Earlier this month, we kicked off our 2017 Off the Clock event series with a reprise of a popular theme from last year, Vintage Victorian. Our attendees braved the fresh snow and chilly weather to join us for an evening of live music, hands-on crafts, cash bars, and the lush beauty of the Gardens’...Learn more
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

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