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New Exhibit to feature over 50 artists

Bring on the vibrant unifying power of Colorado art with the beauty of gardens and butterflies!

For the first time, this exhibit will feature over 50 Colorado artists showcasing all mediums that depict the beauty of butterflies and/or gardens. Each piece of artwork is up for bid with proceeds benefiting the construction of The Gardens' Visitor's Center and permanent Butterfly House.

See the exhibit live and in person at the Carnegie Creative Center beginning April 4, or online beginning March 15.


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NoCo Bloom

Free gardening guide for the Front Range

A new gardening year, a new issue of NoCo Bloom is here to usher in the season! Early Spring topics include shrubs in the garden, mulch, Japanese beetles, and rain barrels.

Read the latest here...

March Classes

From growler terrariums, intensive vegetable gardening, and turf selection to tasting teas of the world, planting for pollinators, and beekeeping basics (just to name a few), we have you covered to hone up on your current skills and to learn some new ones.

A complete schedule of new adult classes is now available, join us!

Annual Report 2017

2017 marked 13 years for the Gardens on Spring Creek enriching the lives of people and fostering environmental stewardship through horticulture.

Read more about our impact in 2017 and get a glimpse of what is to come at The Gardens...

How do I Plant It Forward?

It's easy! Check out this new 1 minute video and commit to providing hunger relief through your own garden for those in need in Larimer County. Special thanks to Sarah Kyle at Fort Collins Coloradoan for producing and sharing this short infographic video.

  • Photo taken March 9, 2018.

Expansion Project Updates

Our five acre garden expansion project is underway. Check this page for up to date information on what's happening in our future gardens.

We broke ground!

Gardens Groundbreaking 2017

Our Official Sponsors

Special thanks to our Official Sponsors, Eye Center of Northern Colorado, Fort Collins Nursery, Associates in Family Medicine, Nutrien, and Valpak Northern Colorado & Southern Wyoming. 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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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.

Our admission is a suggested donation of $5 per adult and $2 per child. Members enjoy free admission.