May 2024 Events

Thursday, May 9th, Friday, May 10th, & Saturday, May 11th - DBG Spring Plant Sale

Location: Denver Botanic Gardens, Aquatics Booth near the east side of the Monet Pool

Thursday, May 9th, Preview Party, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm - paid, ticketed event
Friday, May 10th, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, May 11th, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kick off your gardening season at the Denver Botanic Gardens' annual Spring Plant Sale!

Spring Plant Sale is here with something for every plant enthusiast! Browse our extensive offerings of florals, fruits and vegetables along with unique native, steppe and adapted plants curated to thrive in Colorado’s climate. Whether you’re looking to reimagine your whole garden or to find an individual houseplant, we have something for everyone. Speak with our expert horticulturists for advice and inspiration while browsing our plethora of plants.

Important details:

* Admission is free, but a reservation is required. Reservations will not be available at the door.
* Access to member reservations begins April 10th based on membership level. Public reservations open April 15th.
* Member-only shopping is available from 8:00 am - 9:00 am. Reservations are required.
* Reservations are subject to availability; membership does not guarantee admission to Spring Plant Sale.
* Last entry is 4:00 pm. The event ends at 5:00 pm.

Plan your visit:

* Arrive early for the best selection. Items are not restocked and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
* Members receive 10 percent off all purchases (must present proof of active membership).
* Bring your own wagon, cart or wheelbarrow to transport plants.
* Credit/debit cards and checks are the only accepted forms of payment.
* The Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory and the Science Pyramid are closed during Spring Plant Sale.

Preview Party

Receive exclusive access to unique plants before the sale opens to the public. Guests enjoy a spread of treats, wine and beer. This event sells out — purchase early to secure your ticket. Tickets will go on sale later this spring.

$55 in advance, $60 at the door (limited availability)

For more information and a list of plants that will be offered for sale, please check the Denver Botanic Gardens website:

Contact is Brenda Parsons-Hier at (303) 278-2106 or

Location: Denver Botanic Gardens, Aquatics Booth near Marnie's Pavilion
1007 York Street
Denver, CO 80206
(720) 864-3500

**Please note, not all plants may be offered due to availability

Monday, May 13, 2024 - Plant Swap
Location: The Hudson Gardens & Event Center, The Overlook Pavilion, Littleton, CO

Annual Plant Swap

Potluck 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Swap starts at 7:00 pm

The annual plant swap is one of the most fun meetings of the year. You bring plants from your garden and trade them for new plants. What's not to like? In addition to the Swap, you are welcome to explore the various water features at Hudson Gardens. We will also have a potluck dinner to enjoy as well as offering Pondtabbs for sale.

Please bring an appetizer, salad, side dish, main dish, or dessert to share for the potluck.

Just a friendly reminder, no pets are allowed at Hudson Gardens.

Park in the main lot and enter Hudson Gardens through the gate located to the south of the Gift Shop, then head to The Overlook Pavilion. Please click on the link below for a map of Hudson Gardens:

Contact is Dorothy Martinez, (303) 279-3137 or

Location: The Hudson Gardens & Event Center, The Overlook Pavilion
6115 S. Sante Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 797-8565