About Us

"Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration."
— Lou Erickson 

Mission Statement

The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens inspires, beautifies and enriches the greater High Plains community through gardening, volunteerism, education, and stewardship.

This is accomplished through these focus areas:

Plants- Exhibit diverse plant collections and landscapes.
Service and therapy- Provides meaningful opportunities for seniors, handicapped and youth-at-risk volunteers who are essential in growing the Gardens.
Education and Outreach- Provides educational and therapeutic opportunities. Providing learning opportunities in the subjects of landscaping, gardening, science, history, renewable energy and sustainable solutions.

Click here to view data and statistics from the year ending 2013

Click here to see our current staff and board roster

We have a long history that began in 1977.
Click here to see a timeline of our history from 1977 to the present
You can also see a slide show that was made in 1980 that covered our history from 1977 to 1980.

Photography Credit: Some of the fine photography found throughout this site has be donated by Peter G. Arnold, we thank him for donating his time and talent.