Since 1977, the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens has practiced sustainability daily through solar energy, agriculturally sustainable plant production, education, an incredible volunteer force, and creative community-based funding. As a result, you will find wondrous displays of plant life in the conservatory and throughout our grounds. At the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens you can see first-hand how people have come together to support the importance of human values, community, ecology, and renewable energy.
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is a regional center for demonstrating renewable solar energy.Learn more
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens has a windmill and a wind turbine, both located at the Paul Smith Children's Village . The vertical axis wind turbine creates electricity for the site. The old traditional farmers windmill pumps water from a 100′ well and supplies water to the surrounding water features.Learn more
Conserving water requires planning and an ongoing commitment to sustainable lifestyles.Learn more
Other Sustainable Measures
We work to recycle as much as possible through out our production in the greenhouse and as a facility. We also create our own compost onsite that is used throughout the grounds and in city annual plantings.Learn more