Summer Therapeutic Horticulture Program

Summer Therapeutic Horticulture Program

Sensory Garden in a Bag

Experience our Sensory Garden from the comfort of your own home as you explore your senses with live plants, interactive activities and plant-themed stories. Each Sensory Garden in a Bag will include all of the materials that are needed to create engaging and interactive experiences for groups or individual activity sessions.

Sensory Garden in a Bag connects participants to the garden, stimulates the senses, increases socialization, promotes creative expression and improves overall well-being through active engagement with the materials.

Availability: Mid-May through the end of September

Cost: $50 per bag, cost includes delivery
Delivery of Sensory Garden in a Bag materials is limited to the Denver metro area. This includes Denver, Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Douglas and Jefferson counties.

Each Sensory Garden in a Bag will include:

  • Two live sensory plants
  • Plant care instructions
  • Fun facts and tips on how to interact with each plant
  • One plant-related story with props from the garden
  • One low impact sensory-related activity
  • Various natural materials from the garden – these will change as the garden grows and evolves
  • Conversation starters to promote socialization

Delivery Information: Orders will be delivered on Fridays. Any order placed on Thursday or after will be delivered the following Friday.

If you are interested in creating a custom Sensory Garden in a Bag with specific activities or more hands-on gardening activities, contact us at thprograms@botanicgardens.org.

Payment Information:

  • Payment is due upon booking.
  • Cancellations made at least one week prior to the program will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations with less than one week notice (weather cancellations excepted) are not refundable.
  • If a cancellation is made by the Gardens, we’ll work with you to re-schedule your program.

Sensory Garden in a Bag Request Form

 

Email thprograms@botanicgardens.org with questions.

Sensory Garden Tours

Join us this summer in the Sensory Garden! The Sensory Garden at Denver Botanic Gardens is a special place that will engage your senses with bright colors, a variety of textures and soothing scents. Awaken your senses with surprise and delight as you are guided through various sensory stimulating experiences. The Sensory Garden is fully accessible with plenty of spaces to take a break in the shade.

These 30-minute tours are designed to connect visitors to the garden, stimulate the senses, promote socialization, cognition and overall well-being.

Each tour will adapt the amount of walking and standing to the needs of the participants.

Availability: Mid-May through the end of September; offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m., 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Duration: 30-minute tour for 12 participants

Cost: $90, $75 nonprofit (includes admission to the Gardens for a group of 12 participants plus staff)

Payment Information:

  • Payment is due upon booking.
  • Cancelations made at least one week prior to the program will receive a full refund.
  • Cancelations with less than one week notice (weather cancelations excepted) are not refundable.
  • If a cancelation is made by the Gardens, we’ll work with you to re-schedule your program.

Sensory Garden Tours Request Form

 

Email thprograms@botanicgardens.org with questions.

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