GardenNews.biz - Mar 09,2017 - DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS - May Events at the Gardens
ALL PROGRAM PRICES INCLUDE ADMISSION TO THE GARDENS, EXCLUDING OFFSITE EVENTS
Full calendar: www.botanicgardens.org
York St: Through May 13, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | May 14 – Sept. 24, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Chatfield Farms: Daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Spring Plant Sale Preview Party
Thursday, May 11, 4-8 p.m.
$45 in advance, $55 at door if available
Get early access to the best selection of plants for your garden. Guests enjoy appetizers, wine and beer.
Spring Plant Sale
Friday, May 12, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, May 13, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Free
Fifteen plant divisions feature quality flora, and are staffed by experts who can answer your plant questions and offer excellent advice. This year's divisions are Aquatics, Annuals, Container Planting, Fruits/Berries/Veggies, Grown at the Gardens, Hanging Baskets, Herbs, Houseplants, Mixed Succulents, Perennials, Plant Select, Rock Alpine/Bonsai, Roses, Summer Bulbs and Water-Smart.
Literature of the Land Book Club: “Lab Girl”
Wednesday, May 17, 7-8:30 p.m., $5
The spring series explores the way we see the natural world—in memoir, essays and biography—and how it influences our views on art, nature and environmentalism. The May installment discusses “Lab Girl,” by Hope Jahren. This memoir details a modern scientist studying trees, flowers, seeds and soil.
Summertime Tea in the Gardens
Saturday, May 20, 10-11:30 a.m.
$42, $38 member
Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Tea Room present a beautiful morning of tea tasting and education in the serene Woodland Mosaic garden’s Solarium. Margo Seymour, pastry chef, tea sommelier, and owner of The Denver Tea Room, presents a traditional British afternoon tea service with a nod to the various cultures that also enjoy the practice of taking tea. Guests sample sandwiches from England, desserts from France and Scotland and teas from Sri Lanka.