More than just a Garden

The volunteer and community-​​oriented Cheyenne Botanic Gardens has a rich 35-​​year history of doing more with less.

The community has invested its time and personal funds to reap a rich harvest.

It is much more than just a place that grows plants, it is a diverse institution hand-​​built by the community and treasured by all who experience it.

The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens provides:


TalkTour More than just a Garden

An education center
Information for home owners about landscaping, water conservation, solar energy and gardening.

KidsGreenhouseStudy More than just a Garden A science center
Every local student visits the Gardens to experience biology, botany, ecology, horticulture, insects, renewable energy and art.

GreetingsFromCheyenne More than just a Garden
Top tourist destination
  Over 73,000 people visited last year from 50 states and 30 countries.

GreenhouseSeniors More than just a Garden


A senior and volunteer center 
Senior, youth and handicap volunteers provide over 90% of the physical labor at the Gardens.


YouthVolunteers More than just a Garden
A youth
counseling and work center
  Youth work at the Gardens as a deferment from courts and schools, as well as award programs.

 

seniorSeedlings More than just a Garden

A city nursery  Volunteers grow over 50,000 plants for over 80 city flower beds and nine acres of specialty landscapes.

HortTherapy More than just a GardenA place for rehabilitation and therapy

Volunteers receive therapy working at the Gardens.

 

PhotoShoot More than just a Garden

A place where the community marks its milestones
Through weddings, senior and family photographs or just a special day.

CommunityPride More than just a Garden

Icon of Community pride
The Gardens have been awarded by three sitting US Presidents and Harvard, while also recognized in The New York TimesImage: ribbon cutting at the Children’s Village.