Denver Botanic Gardens

Extending more than 24 acres, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Road presents a variety of yards and also collections that highlight an ever-widening variety of plants from all edges of the globe. Distinctive yards specify and also commemorate our Western identity and also a distinct high elevation climate as well as location.

Denver Botanic Gardens includes North America’s biggest collection of plants from cold pleasant environments all over the world, along with 7 diverse gardens that mostly consist of plants from Colorado and also surrounding states.

The globe’s first Xeriscape Demo Yard was developed at the Gardens in 1986, as well as 2 years later on its name was transformed to Dryland Mesa. It was based upon the “7 Concepts” of Xeriscape, and includes drought-tolerant plants from the arid West as well as Mediterranean locations.

The Japanese Yard at the Denver Botanic Gardens
The Japanese Garden is called Shofu-en– the Garden of Wind and also Pines.It was developed by Koichi Kawana in collaboration with Kai Kwahara.

The York Street area of the Botanic Gardens opened up Denver’s 1st publicly available eco-friendly roofing


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