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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15% cancellation fee. Cancellations with less than one weeks notice are non-refundable; please consider your payment a donation to the Gardens.

 

Family Workshop: Leprechaun Gardens

Discover the legend of the leprechaun as you design and create a miniature garden to attract these  mischievous garden friends. Each child will create a container garden to take home.

Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the beauty, diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.

Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

Family Workshop: Orchid Extravaganza

Explore the beauty and diversity of orchids at the Orchid Showcase. Learn about the delicious history of the vanilla orchid and use vanilla bean pods to create a tasty treat. Design and craft your own orchid flowers to create an orchid display to take home.

Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the beauty, diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.

Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

Family Workshop: Plants in Your Pizza

You can put almost anything on a pizza! Discover this favorite Italian dish and the plants that make it possible. Make a mini pizza to taste in class and plant a pizza herb garden to take home.

Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the beauty, diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.

Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

Family Workshop: Warm Winter Cocoa

Explore the chocolate tree and its celebrated history. Follow the journey of a cacao bean and discover how chocolate is made. Join us as we warm up on a cold day by making hot chocolate from scratch! Create a hot chocolate mix to take home.

Family Workshops are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the beauty, diversity and importance of plants. Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

Seedlings: 2018 Winter Series Package

Register for all 16 classes offered January through April, and receive a $32 savings over the individual price.

Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children, ages 18 months to six years, to explore the plant world while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants and their importance. Classes include interactive explorations, nature walks, and stories for children and their caregivers.

You will need to choose a date and time for each of the 16 classes. Please keep in mind that classes are offered for three different age groups and are modified to fit the developmental needs of each group. Please select the session appropriate for your child's age.

No refunds or partial registrations.

Seedlings: A Log's Life

Look closely as we examine what happens to a tree when it becomes a log on the forest floor.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, February 20, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, February 21, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, February 22, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, February 23, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: April Showers Bring May Flowers

Discover the spring weather that a garden loves!

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, April 24, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 25, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 26, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, April 27, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Carnivorous Plants Up Close

Take a close-up look at some of our carnivorous plant friends and learn how these special plants grow.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, March 13, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, March 14, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

• Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, March 15, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 18-24 months: Friday, March 16, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Chocolate Treats

Do chocolate bars grow on trees? We’ll find out as we taste chocolate from different parts of the world and make a special chocolate treat.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, December 5, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, December 6, 9:30. or 11 a.m.

• Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, December 7, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 18-24 months: Friday, December 8, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Cool Season Veggies

Investigate the tasty vegetables you can grow in April.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, April 3, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 4, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 5, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, April 6, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day while learning about reducing, reusing and recycling.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, April 17, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 18, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 19, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, April 20, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Fabulous Fungi

Take a closer look at some unique mushroom specimens and learn what makes them grow.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, February 27, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, February 28, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, March 1, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, March 2, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Garden Tools and Trucks

Discover the tools gardeners use as we dig, dump, pick and pull in the soil.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, March 27, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, March 28, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, March 29, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, March 30, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Jumping Gingerbread

Discover the tasty plant that makes gingerbread a treat.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, December 19, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, December 20, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, December 21, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 18-24 months: Friday, December 22, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Magnificent Mint

Discover the many uses of the mint plant in this sweet-smelling class.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, January 9, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, January 10, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, January 11, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, January 12, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Owls!

Discover whooooooo flies around the Children’s Garden at night.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, November 28, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, November 29, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, November 30, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 18-24 months: Friday, December 1, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Painting With Plants

Create a masterpiece as we turn plants and natural objects into art tools.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, April 10, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, April 11, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, April 12, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, April 13, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Roses are Red, Violets are Blue

Discover the sweet scent and beautiful colors of these famous February flowers.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, February 6, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, February 7, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, February 8, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, February 9, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: Signs of Spring

Get close to the ground to find bright green shoots, spring crocus and other new discoveries that signal the start of spring.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, March 20, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, March 21, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, March 22, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, March 23, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Seedlings: The Alphabet Garden

Explore the alphabet while you wander your way through the world of plants. Discover the first letter of many plants and flowers.

Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, January 30, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 3-6 years: Wednesday, January 31, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.

Ages 24-36 months: Thursday, February 1, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

Ages 18-24 months: Friday, February 2, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

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