• Spring in the Children's Garden. Photo courtesy of Richard Ernst.

Our Display Gardens

Current gardens:

  • Children's Garden: a half-acre garden with inviting areas for children to explore
  • Garden of Eatin': a three-quarter edible garden bursting with vegetables, fruits, and herbs
  • Rock Garden: a one-half acre garden of plants native to western North America, non-native plants adapted to Colorado growing conditions, and an outstanding collection of dwarf conifers set amongst locally quarried rock
  • Xeric Parkway Strip: designed by nationally-recognized landscape designer,Lauren Springer Ogden, this garden features plants that thrive in hot, sunny locations
  • Plant Select Demonstration Garden: a four-season garden designed with plants that thrive in Front Range growing conditions
  • Wetland and Riparian Demonstration Site: a naturalistic site that features native wetland, riparian, and upland plants
  • Daylily Demonstration Garden: featuring hundreds of daylily varieties.
  • Dahlia Demonstration Garden: featuring hundreds of dahlia varieties.
  • Community Gardens: plots available for rent

Future Gardens:

  • The Great Lawn
  • Prairie Demonstration Site
  • Foothills Demonstration Site
  • The Undaunted Garden

To volunteer to help maintain the display gardens, please contact Charlotte Boney, Volunteer Coordinator, at 970-416-2482 or cboney@fcgov.com.

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Contact Us:

2145 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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Our Hours:

May 1–Sept. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
noon–5 p.m. Sun.

Oct. 1–Apr. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
(closed Sunday)


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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.