Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Community Book Launch and Gardens Celebration

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

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens welcomes everyone to attend a community-wide celebration and official publication event for On the Roof of the Rocky Mountains, a book celebrating the Gardens’ global legacy and contribution to alpine plant conservation. Meet the author, enjoy a guided tour of the Gardens, or explore the Gardens' many botanical wonders on your […]

Take a Walk on the Wild Side Wildflower Guided 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.

Workshop: High Altitude Vegetable Gardening

Geena Poulter, Gardens' Horticulture Intern Tips and tricks on how to grow and what will work in your Rocky Mountain vegetable garden. 

Free – $10.00

Take a Walk on the Wild Side Wildflower Guided 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.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side Wildflower Guided 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.

$10.00

Summer Family Class: Terrarium Design

Join scientist and artist, Kyle Dickens, for activities from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. RSVP on our website to secure your spot. Classes will be maxed out at 12 children, ages 5 - 12. Cost is $10 per child. Walk-ins are welcome if there are spots available. Parents can join to sit in for […]

$10.00

Workshop: How to Get Your Nutrition from Plants

with Kyle Dickens, Gardens Education Intern Leaving meat aside doesn’t need to come with concerns. Opting for plant-based meals over meat makes a lasting impact on our planet and on your health too! Join Betty Ford Education Intern and vegan, Kyle, to discover a spectrum of plant-based meals that will leave you feeling better and […]

Free – $10.00

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.

$10.00

Summer Family Class: Become a Botanical Illustrator

Join scientist and artist, Kyle, for activities from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. RSVP on our website to secure your spot. Classes will be maxed out at 12 children, ages 5 - 12. Cost is $10 per child. Walk-ins are welcome if there are spots available. Parents can join to sit in for some […]

$10.00

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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. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper northeast entrance of Garden) 9 a.m. - noon; Mondays & Thursdays. If you are a new volunteer, please fill […]

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