Our York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on June 22, 25 and 27 for concerts. More early closings.

Acer grandidentatum propagation

The Dark Side of Propagating Maples

March 21, 2018 | Drew Habig
Visitors walking in the Gates Montane Garden may notice something strange through late spring: black velvet bags on the tips of one tree near the Cheesman Park gate. It is not trash or a new art installation — the Gardens' horticulture staff is attempting to propagate the tree, a bigtooth maple,...Learn more
Olivia transplanting plants in Denver Botanic Gardens' greenhouse

Teaching Old Seed New Tricks

October 16, 2017 | Horticulture Intern
I am a horticulture student from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln entering my junior year. My hometown is the very small, rural town of Ulysses, Nebraska, home to maybe one hundred people. I was chosen to be the propagation intern at Denver Botanic Gardens, an experience that has proven to be...Learn more