Durango Botanical Society

Demonstration and Educational Gardens

May 29th 

Join us as we  pay homage to our wonderful financial supporters. 

The Docents give their first tour of the year and the garden looks so beautiful.

Tour are at 9:30 am every Friday. In the month of June we also have evening tours tours on Tuesdays at 6:30. Want a special tour? Just call. 970-769-3091

Two new Docents graduate after giving their first tour.

Congratulations to Bob and Catherine

The question everyone is asking. Is it garden art or art in the garden or the art of gardening? Join us April 16th and decide for yourself.

What a PARTY !

Thank you Star Liquors and Carvers for our beer and wine.

A tremendous shout out to everyone who donated to our auction.

Thank you to all that attended, we reached our goal and  we have 15 new members!

Great food and we have to  thank you Dave( the only member of the Durango Blue Man Group), Camilla,Theresa, Jill and everyone else who pitched in.

Thank you Docent volunteers for helping Janet set up the auction and break down the party.

Melanie, Tish and Debbie did a great job checking people in.

Our bartenders Dan and Clark poured their hearts out!

Look who had fun!

Bidding-Eating-Drinking-Dancing  to the band Bob's Yr Uncle! 


Gardens on Tour
Click here to learn more about who is on the tour this year.Sneak Peek! Some gardens you will see.

Durango Botanical Society Tour       July 9th - 12th, 2015

Palisade Lavender Festival


 Colorado Wine Country

SAVE THE DATE  Lavender and Wine Country Tour 

Visit Lavender Farms, Private Gardens, have brunch in an orchard, tour the distillery where they distill a pear in a bottle of brandy and wine tasting of course!


Watch our new videos: 

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 Please donate and help our garden grow Donations and Garden Stone Purchases
There is something new at DBS! 
      Go to our store and get decked out for gardening.This  is just the beginning! Our Store
Demonstration Garden Tours

Garden Maintenance Calendar 2015

It's easy! Every Saturday at 8:30 AM

Please join the Garden Maintenance Committee crew for volunteer work maintaining the Durango Botanical Society’s Library Demonstration Garden. This beautiful and educational garden is maintained solely by volunteers. As a volunteer you will learn more about gardening and plants that are suitable and appropriate for our area. You can relax and reduce stress by being in a quiet, peaceful environment. We will work in the garden every Saturday morning starting in April.  Presentations on new plantings in the garden will take place in May and June. This is an exciting test garden and our work is very important to our community. Please join us on any of the dates below. You can set your own schedule for of these dates.

Bring your work gloves, favorite tools, hat, sunglasses and water a bag/bucket for trimmings. Set your own time schedule, most volunteers will work an hour to an hour and a half.  Come enjoy and learn!

 “The Durango Botanical Society is committed to 

the design and development of  public gardens throughout 

SW Colorado for the purposes of education and demonstration."

Latest Projects: New Garden Map
New Garden Map Project

You can click save the dates to see upcoming events. Actual event registration is listed below as they open for registration. You can also go to the event button and click on upcoming events. Events that are open for registration will be listed.

Upcoming events

01 Jan 2015 • Durango Area
27 Jun 2015 9:00 AM • Durango Area
09 Jul 2015 8:00 AM • Palisades

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Durango Botanical Society

1400 Main Ave.
Durango CO. 81301
Phone: 970-749-5642