Durango BOtanic Gardens

"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

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This is how it all began in 2010!

You've Come a Long Way, Baby!

After the library was completed in 2009, the area behind the library was strewn with construction debris and overrun with weeds.  Our founders had a vision it could be something else, something beautiful and educational. Thus, the birth of what we call the Demonstration Garden, featuring plants adaptable to a variety of climates and growing zones. See our PowerPoint presentation on the history and building the Demonstration Garden here.


The Durango Botanical Society is a member of the American Public Gardens. Click the logo above to link to their website and learn what other public gardens around the country are doing to make public gardens essential parts of their community's experience of nature and horticulture.

Events in the D.C. area | Master Gardeners of Northern VirginiaDBS members receive free admission to over 300 reciprocating AHS gardens across America. Click here for latest news, publications, gardening tips from our partner at American Horticultural Society


10 Town Plaza, #460                                                                         

Durango, CO  81301                                                                                                               

Phone:  970-880-4841


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