Road Closure Alert:

Center Avenue closed Prospect to Bay Drive: Feb. 8-19

Center Avenue will be closed at Prospect Road south to Bay Drive from Feb. 8 – Feb. 19. The closure is for utility relocation work in conjunction with construction of the underpass below Prospect Road at the Center Avenue intersections.

Traffic on Center Avenue leaving campus at Prospect may still turn east or west, but will be unable to continue south. The sidewalk on the west side of Center Avenue also will be closed, but the sidewalk on the east side of Center Avenue will remain open. Bikes may detour via the Spring Creek Trail, or must dismount at the trail if they remain on the east sidewalk of Center Avenue.

Around the Horn will continue to serve the Research Blvd. Parking Lot with a route to campus, but will be detoured. Check Transfort for rider alerts and detours.

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More information about construction impacts of CSU projects is available.

High Plains Landscape Workshop

February 27, 2016 - 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Join us for a day of landscape inspiration! Presented by Fort Collins Nursery, High Plains Landscape Workshop is designed to promote sustainable landscapes that reflect a sense of place in Colorado's Northern Front Range.

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Spring Break Camps

March 14-18, Half day or Full day options

The Gardens offers two fun options for Spring Break fun! Join us for exploration and investigation of gardening and the natural world. Engaging "hands-on" learning experiences provide a love of gardening, an appreciation for the environment while cultivating the mind. Pre-registration required.

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Spring Classes for Adults

Spring Classes are now ready for registrations, which means it's almost time to get in the garden and start growing!

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Rare bird discovered at Gardens on Spring Creek

Photo courtesy of David Leatherman.

A Lazuli Bunting, a beautiful songbird commonly residing in the southwest and Mexico in winter, was sighted and photographed at the Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Avenue, on December 19, 2015. The bird is the first of its kind to ever be seen in winter in Colorado. The male bird was discovered by Rachel Hopper, a Northern Colorado resident and photographer.


Friends of the Gardens launch Capital Campaign

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Special thanks to our Official Sponsors, University of Colorado Health, Eye Center of Northern Colorado, Co's BMW Center and MINI of Loveland, and Fort Collins Nursery. Their generous support allows us to continue to Take Root. Grow. Flourish.

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2145 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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May 1–Sept. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
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Oct. 1–Apr. 30
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9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
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The Gardens on Spring Creek is the community botanic garden of Fort Collins, Colorado. Visit our display gardens, take a gardening class, enjoy our special events and...Take Root. Grow. Flourish.