Durango BOtanical Society

"Building Public Gardens Committed to Demonstration and Education"

The Durango Botanic Gardens are located around the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Avenue, Durango, CO



See Slide Show Below
100 Attend Tours, Activities, Lunch
Miniature Tree Garden named for Cindy Smart

Ten Newly Minted Docents Graduate

Thanks Durango, DBS Members, Supporters!


New Phone App

Click the symbolic app icon above for a look at DBS's new phone app. It's still in development but usable for self-guided tours. Let us know what you think, ideas to improve. NOTE: There is no downloadable icon at this point--for now, you must go to dubg.oncell.com to see the app content or click the icon above.

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Selected images from the 2019 Member & Community Appreciation Party

Party Time at the Library!
Carol Wallace, Jill Salka, and Annette LeMaire welcome Margaret Cozine and Agnes Owens
It gets busy quickly!
Madeline Marquardt and Theresa Anderson sell DBS apparel
DBS Founder Cindy Smart addresses event
Hollis Hassenstein leads a tour of the new Arboreta
Melanie Palmer leads tour of the new Arboreta
2019 Graduating Docents, (l-r) Susan Hannon, Shirlee Krantz, Annette LeMaire, Patsy Ford, Carol Wallace, Melanie Palmer (kneeling, Docent Trainer), Sharon Matheson, Theresa Anderson (kneeling, Docent Coordinator, Drew Currie, Madeline Marquardt, BIll LeMaire, and Barbara Arnold
Jim Smart (r) congratuates new docent, Drew Currie
Lisa Bourey arrives with flower arrangement for silent auction
Kids activities table, (l-r), Shirlee Krantz, Finn May-Ostendorp, Sophie May-Ostendorp, and Lynn Metzlaff
Sophie May-Ostendorp displays newly potted plant
Visitors admire Mountain Thyme Herb Society's Sundial
Camilla Potter dedicates new sundial planting
Gail Lauter (l) chats with Judy Winzell about Rosie the Riveter program
Chris Herding (l) and Bett Clark rest after grilling burgers and hot dogs for hours
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New Garden Map Project

Map of the Demonstration Garden


10 Town Plaza, #460                                                                         

Durango, CO  81301                                                                                                               

Phone:  970-880-4841


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