Yoga in the Gardens

Enjoy an invigorating and centering morning flow in the tranquil yet vibrant Alpine Garden setting. Classes are taught by expert local yoga teachers at the base of the waterfall in the heart of the Gardens. Mats are available but limited. $15 class fee; cash only.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side Wildflower Tour

See what is blooming in nature and how these plants relate to mountain ecosystems outside the Garden walls. Meet at the Education Center and be prepared for an off the pavement walk.

$10

Conservation and Plant Pressing Workshop

Emma Byerly, Gardens Conservation Intern Discover how our conservation team uses herbarium vouchers to further our mission to understand and preserve alpine plants. Join us at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens as we discuss the unique conservation uses of herbarium specimens. Far from simply being dried plants, herbarium collections can document plant diversity, track plant responses […]

Free – $10

Guided Garden Tour

The tour winds through the five-acres of beautiful gardens. You’ll learn about alpine flora, mountain environments, identification, and the history of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Vail. Meet your Garden Guide at the Education Center by 10:30 a.m. Plan to arrive several minutes early. The Education Center is a 5 minute walk from the Ford […]

$10

Guided Garden Tour

The tour winds through the five-acres of beautiful gardens. You’ll learn about alpine flora, mountain environments, identification, and the history of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Vail. Meet your Garden Guide at the Education Center by 10:30 a.m. Plan to arrive several minutes early. The Education Center is a 5 minute walk from the Ford […]

$10

Guided Garden Tour

The tour winds through the five-acres of beautiful gardens. You’ll learn about alpine flora, mountain environments, identification, and the history of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Vail. Meet your Garden Guide at the Education Center by 10:30 a.m. Plan to arrive several minutes early. The Education Center is a 5 minute walk from the Ford […]

$10

Après Speaker Series: Adapting Farming to a Changing Climate

Dr. Tim Crews, Director of Ecological Intensification and Lead Scientist, Soil Ecology Program, The Land Institute, Kansas The Land Institute is a science-based research organization working to develop an alternative to current destructive agricultural practices. Join Tim as he discusses progress on advancing perennial grain crops and polyculture farming. Light refreshments included. This event will […]

$10 – $15
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Volunteer Gardening

Join us in the Gardens for an informal work session to help us keep the Gardens blooming. Tools and instruction provided. Please bring your own gloves, water bottle and hat. Gardens' tools will be sanitized regularly and masks are required when working closely together. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper northeast entrance of Garden) 9 […]

Bulb Sale for Gardens Members

Members receive exclusive presale access. Shop a carefully curated selection of unusual bulbs and pollinator gift boxes. Receive expert advice and tips on planting. Hardy, deer resistant and naturalizing bulbs such as:Allium, Fritillaria, Daffodils, Crocus, species Tulips and special blends to keep your garden blooming through summer.

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Bulb Sale

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center 522 S Frontage Road East, Vail, CO

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