Cheyenne Botanic Gardens : Botanic Gardens


National Public Gardens Day

National Public Garden Day is an annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens to raise awareness of the role botanical gardens play in promoting environmental stewardship, conservation, green spaces, and education in communities nationwide.
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is proud to be Wyoming’s only Public Garden.

In honor of this day we will be giving away special Black Eyed Susan flowers seed and Mammoth Sunflower Seed at the Paul Smith Children’s Village and the Botanic Gardens Greenhouse.

Support the Gardens and Mothers

Do you need the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Consider a $25 donation to the Gardens and receive a fresh cut sunflower, a special card and sunflower seeds all available at the Paul Smith Children’s Village. All proceeds will help the Gardens outfit its new Grand Conservatory. For a donation of $500 or more you can permanently place a wedding photo in our new Grand Conservatory’s Brides Dressing Room.Mother's Day promo

Barnes & Noble Bookfair

Saturday, April 30th,
Supporting the Paul Smith Children’s Village, Author Amanda Cabot will be signing copies of her newest novel, between 1 – 3 PM. Gardens staffer, Tina Worthman will be on hand from 9 – 11 AM and will be giving away seeds. If you purchase any item at Barnes and Noble on that day, please mention that you support the Garden and a portion of their profits will benefit the Children’s Village

High Plains Lecture Series

lecture series 2016RESCHEDULED
to This Sunday May 1st

Rock and Crevice Gardening for Wyoming & Beyond
With: Mike Kintgen, Horticulturist–
Denver Botanic Gardens

Where:
Laramie Co. Library, Cottonwood Room
When: 1:30 PM
Tickets: $15 each  Click here for tickets
If you need a refund as a result of
the date change, contact John

For more info contact Tina 307−637−6458

Come see 1,000 Faces of Santa

Through Dec. 23rd See the large, rare, unique collection of Santa Clauses from the 20th Century and all over the world displayed in the Lowe’s Discovery Lab at the Children’s Village (open Children’s Village hours).  It’s part of the Thom Wise Collection which was featured on HGTV.

New this year:
Selfies with Santa Contest!

Take a selfie with any Santa in the 1,000 Faces of Santa collection, send it to this link before the end of the day on Dec. 19th. The best Selfie With Santa will win a $40 gift certificate at Taco Johns!  Contest open to all ages.

1,000 Faces of Santa is Free! Thanks to:
D.A. Davidson – Financial advice for the long run

New access to Gardens during construction

Construction Map

Click on map to enlarge

The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens now has a construction fence that changes how you access the Garden’s greenhouse and offices, as well as the Paul Smith Children’s Village. Please note that both the Children’s Village and the Botanic Gardens Greenhouse and Offices remain open for normal hours (see below).
The construction fence surrounds and eliminates our main parking lot (between the Greenhouse and the Children’s Village). For the Children’s Village parking, it is best to continue past the Village and make your first left and park at the old Community House’s parking lot. From there follow the sidewalk west to the main entrance of the Village.

For parking to access the Greenhouse and offices. Enter Lions Park as you would to go to the Kiwanis Community House. Continue on the park road heading south of the Kiwanis Community House, go past a park gazebo on your left and a Boy Scout building– also on your left. There you will find a parking lot. You can also continue on that road a bit and park adjacent to Sloan’s Lake. Then walk southwest towards the main door to the Greenhouse.

Position Open

The Cheyenne Botanic Garden is looking to hire a Development Director. This full-​​time position assists the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in fundraising, donor relations, coordinates events, publications, and public relations. For more information please click here. The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is a division of the City of Cheyenne Parks and Recreation Department.

Interested in Volunteering?

IMG_3515Like gardens? Like being creative?
The Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens has some openings for volunteers. For more information, call 307−637−6349 or email
Tyler Mason.

Needed at the Children’s Village

Have any of these things to get rid of? We’ll take them! (more…)

Give the Gift of Membership!

Is there a special person in your life that enjoys gardening, greenhouses and learning about plants? If so, give them the gift of membership this Holiday Season! There are various levels of opportunities but every membership to the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens includes:

Membership is a gift that lasts all year long!
Click
here for more information.

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