Durango Botanical Society

Demonstration and Educational Gardens

Train to be a volunteer!

Click here to register for orientation Docent Training Program Orientation and Overview

Get your ART on!

Two classes just opened up.  Our Botanical Illustration division is off to a great start in 2015.Thank you Barbara Tobin Klema and Tobey Ellis.

 We all loved the wonderful displays of Tobey's work last year. You requested classes in journal making and bookmaking. So here we go! 

The first class Starts Jan 21st and is a 6 week course in creating an Illustrated Journal. This class  will cover illustration and writing. 

Click here for more details and registration.

"Creating an Illustrated Journal" 

Another Botanical Illustration

6 Week course

The second class is the Folded Book Workshop. 

Tobey shared these wonderful folded books at our last journal workshop. 

You will make your own book so bring things you want to use to create your book. 

Click below for registration and more  information. Have questions call 970-749-5642

"Folded Memory Journal" A Saturday Botanical Illustration Workshop


Showcase Gardens meet or exceed all guidelines to be a Plant Select® demonstration garden plus:

  • Have a unique and exceptional artistic design
  • Be of adequate size with a diverse plant palette
  • Provide good maintenance practices
  • Are extensive in scope of vision
  • Open to the public seven days a week

Watch our new videos: 
Send us your videos or pictures and we will post them for you.
 Please donate and help our garden grow Donations and Garden Stone Purchases
There is something new at DBS! 
      Go to our store and get decked out for gardening.This  is just the beginning! Our Store
Demonstration Garden Tours

 “The Durango Botanical Society is committed to 

the design and development of  public gardens throughout 

SW Colorado for the purposes of education and demonstration."

Latest Projects: New Garden Map
New Garden Map Project

Upcoming events

02 Feb 2015 • Durango Public Library
07 Feb 2015 9:00 AM • Durango Rec Center

Latest News

28 Nov 2013 10:27 AM • Cindy Smart
19 Nov 2013 8:53 AM • Cindy Smart

1400 Main Ave.
Durango CO. 81301
Phone: 970-749-5642
Durango Botanical Society
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