Cheyenne Botanic Gardens : Botanic Gardens

Gardening with Altitude Lectures

MG logo2 250x327 Gardening with Altitude LecturesThis winter/​spring series of garden lectures is sponsored by the Laramie County Master Gardeners and the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. All presentations begin at 1:00 pm and are held in the Cottonwood Room at the Laramie County Library.

These lectures often sell out. Advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended. Tickets are $15 per lecture and are available on the web (up to 24 hours prior to the lecture) at Brown Paper Tickets (Keyword: Gardening with Altitude) or at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens weekdays (cash or check); contact Darcee Snider 307−637−6458 for more info.

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Mike Bone seed collecting in Kazakhstan

Next Lecture: February 28th The Ins and Outs of Seed Propagation
With Denver Botanic Garden Curator/​Horticulturist, Mike Bone
Learn how to propagate your own seeds at home and save money on bedding plants. When you grow your own plants you can take full advantage of the wealth of varieties available, rather than being stuck with a small selection that big box stores want to sell. Grow your own super early tomatoes, unusual flowers and even heirloom seeds. It is all possible in a small space at home. (more…)

Interested in Volunteering?

IMG 3515 700x525 Interested in Volunteering?Like 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.

It’s a possible frost time of year– what to do to prepare

The average frost date for Cheyenne is September 20th. While we Ponderosa closeup 250x333 Its a possible frost time of year  what to do to preparehave already had a light frost where many plants survived, the calendar tells us that we should be getting more severe frosts in the near future. Click here for our handout:
Frost Action Plan.”

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!
here for more information.


Vandals destroy plants at Gardens

IMG 0899 700x525 Vandals destroy plants at GardensOn the evening of August 27th unknown suspects severely damaged multiple plants, trees and foliage at the Botanic Gardens and S. Lions Park. It is believed that a machete or large knife was used to cut down many of the plants. “It is sad that there are people who delight in destruction. This represents thousands of hours of hard work by volunteers and staff. It came at a time when the Gardens were at their peak. (more…)


The Mad Hatter Tea Party funraiser for Kids and adults (September 8th) are rapidly approaching.
HELP! We are in need of volunteers for the Mad Hatter Tea Party on Sunday, Sept. 8th.

For questions about volunteering, contact Darcee Snider at darcee@​botanic.​org or 307.637.6458

We appreciate your support! THANK YOU!

Free Yoga Classes at Gardens


Article on Panayoti Kelaidis

Check out this great article on regional garden expert Panayoti Keladis, who recently spoke here in Cheyenne during our winter lecture series. It is about the Travels and Trials a Plant Explorer. Click Here to read.

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