Durango BOtanical Society

Building Public Gardens Committed to Demonstration and Education

Upcoming events

    • 14 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • The Durango Public Library

    Register and you will be entered to win some fun items and bulbs.

    The bulb committee out did themselves this year. There will be plenty of bulbs for sale fresh from Holland. These bulbs are not for sale anywhere in the 4 Corners. Welcome Spring next year with a few unusual and beautiful bulbs that will surely be the high-lite of your early garden.

    Annual Bulb Sale & Lecture

    Saturday, October 14th
    9 AM to 10 AM Mike Smedley's Presentation 10 AM to 3:00 PM Bulb Sale 

    Don't miss Mike Smedley's entertaining take on bulbs and life in Durango starts at 9:00 am

    The question is will this flying pig keep the deer from eating my flowers?
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    This spectacular sale has sold out every year. This year we have ordered direct from Holland more than enough bulbs to make your garden the showcase home in your neighborhood. Send in your before and after pictures so we can post them on the web site. 

    Our experts can help you pick some beautiful bulbs to fill in an existing garden area or a new themed garden  like a white garden or an evening garden. The possibilities are endless.


Past events

26 Aug 2017 Cooking with Herbs
24 Jun 2017 Gardens on Tour "Just My Style"
17 Jun 2017 Botanical Illustration Orchids 101
08 Jun 2017 Four Corners Horticulture Conference: Individual Tickets
08 Jun 2017 Complete Pass - $175.00 Two Days, All Lectures - Lunch - Tours The Four Corners Horticulture Conference
29 Apr 2017 Hypertufa Workshop: Get your hypertufa on!
14 Mar 2017 Become a Docent
01 Jan 2017 Save the Dates for our 2017 Events
15 Oct 2016 6th Annual Bulb Sale
26 Jul 2016 Crowdfunding Kickoff!
15 Jul 2016 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
11 Jun 2016 Fairy Garden Birthday Party
11 Jun 2016 Hypertufa Workshop
20 May 2016 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
13 May 2016 Rock'n in the Garden Last Three Days
08 May 2016 Rock'n in the Garden
21 Apr 2016 Spring Friendraiser
13 Apr 2016 Birds and Bird Habitat
02 Apr 2016 Zen Doodles
12 Mar 2016 Terrarium Garden Party
05 Mar 2016 Docent Orientation
20 Jan 2016 Botanical Illustration "Working in Miniature"
07 Nov 2015 An Apothecary Garden "Plants that Heal"
24 Oct 2015 Vote for us!
17 Oct 2015 5th Annual Bulb Sale
27 Jun 2015 Gardens on TOUR
16 May 2015 Garden Party Celebration
02 May 2015 Spring Nursery Tour
18 Apr 2015 Stained Glass Stepping Stones
16 Apr 2015 Annual Membership Party "Drawn from Nature"
07 Apr 2015 Casting Call: Gardens on TOUR
04 Apr 2015 News from the Garden Maintenance Committee
28 Mar 2015 Docent Training Program Orientation and Overview
07 Feb 2015 "Folded Memory Journal" Another Botanical Illustration Workshop
21 Jan 2015 "Creating an Illustrated Journal" Another Botanical Illustration 6 Week course
18 Oct 2014 Annual Bulb Sale
16 Oct 2014 Botanical Drawing with Watercolor Pencils Evening Class
15 Oct 2014 Botanical Drawing with Watercolor Pencils Morning Class
07 Sep 2014 Fall Hypertufa Workshop
01 Sep 2014 Container Garden Challenge
21 Jun 2014 Gardens on TOUR
07 Jun 2014 Exploring Drawing and Writing through Nature Journals
05 Jun 2014 Fillers Spillers and Thrillers
22 May 2014 Spring Nursery Tour
15 May 2014 It's All About Relationships!
22 Apr 2014 Garden Party Celebration
13 Apr 2014 Spring Hypertufa Workshop
29 Jan 2014 Botanical Illustration
02 Nov 2013 Whimsical World of Herb Gardens
15 Oct 2013 Garden Party Celebration
27 Sep 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
25 Sep 2013 Pencil 1 Class Botanical Illustration
20 Sep 2013 ANNUAL FALL PLANT AND BULB BONANZA (must register for events one at a time)
20 Sep 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
13 Sep 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
12 Sep 2013 Fall Native Xeric Plant Sale
12 Sep 2013 Library Demonstration Garden Maintenance Program
06 Sep 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
30 Aug 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
24 Aug 2013 The Art of Graft!
23 Aug 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
20 Aug 2013 Library Demonstration Garden Maintenance Program
16 Aug 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
10 Aug 2013 Evening in the Garden
09 Aug 2013 Botanical Art Reception at the Rochester Hotel
09 Aug 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
02 Aug 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
26 Jul 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
20 Jul 2013 Go West
19 Jul 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
13 Jul 2013 Summer in the Garden
13 Jul 2013 What's bugging you?
12 Jul 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
05 Jul 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
28 Jun 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
22 Jun 2013 GARDENS on TOUR
21 Jun 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
20 Jun 2013 "Sneak a Peek" Plant Select unveils newest plants!
14 Jun 2013 Free Tours of the Library Demonstration Garden
04 Jun 2013 Sticky Business... Planting Cacti that is!
01 Jun 2013 Spring in the Garden Botanic and Garden Journaling
15 May 2013 Spring Nursery Tour
13 Apr 2013 Introduction to Botanical Illustration
06 Apr 2013 Introduction to Propagation Workshop
28 Feb 2013 Selection of the Youth Art for our Demonstration Garden
23 Feb 2013 Docent Training
18 Feb 2013 Introduction to Botanical Illustration
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