Denver Botanic Gardens

There are three diverse locations that are part of the Denver Botanic Gardens as a whole. The main location, and the formal garden, is the York Street location in east-central Denver. Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield (near Chatfield State Park) features natural meadow and riparian areas, as well as a historic farm and homestead. Mt. Goliath, on the route to Mount Evans, is an alpine wildflower garden (along hiking trails).denver botanic gardens 1The Denver Botanic Gardens is a public botanical garden located in the Cheesman Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The 23-acre (93,000 m2) park contains a conservatory, a variety of theme gardens and a sunken amphitheater, which hosts various concerts in the summer.denver botanic gardens 2The Denver Botanic Gardens, along with nearby Cheesman Park and Congress Park, sit atop what used to be Mount Prospect cemetery. Although the majority of bodies were removed in 1893, the interred continued to be removed as late as the 1950s. As recently as 2010, graves were uncovered during renovation of the park’s irrigation and sprinkler systems.denver botanic gardens 3kbrandt805 Denver, Colorado Level Contributor 3 reviews 3 attraction reviews 2 helpful votes “Relaxing and Beautiful” Reviewed 1 week ago No matter what time of year, the gardens are an oasis of relaxation. If it's winter and you want warmth you can visit the tropical gardens. It's a great place for families. Helpful? Thank kbrandt805 Reportdenver botanic gardens 4Winter Gift Market Start your holiday shopping at the Gardens' Winter Gift Market, formerly known as the Holiday Sale. Vendors sell one-­of-a-kind, handcrafted holiday items; bath and body products; pottery; jewelry; specialty foods; clothing; antiques and much more. The Gardens' Guild offers its popular herbal vinegars and seasonings.Gardens' admission is free during the Winter Gift Market on Friday and Saturday. America/North_Dakota/Centerdenver botanic gardens 5The world’s first Xeriscape Demonstration Garden was created at the Gardens in 1986, and 2 years later its name was changed to Dryland Mesa. It was based on the “7 Principles” of Xeriscape, and includes drought-tolerant plants from the arid West and Mediterranean areas.

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