The Cleveland Botanical Garden outdoor trails and gardens are now open. Reservations required. Learn More
The Cleveland Botanical Garden outdoor trails and gardens are now open. Reservations required. Learn More

Cleveland Botanical Garden is an ever-changing urban oasis that provides enrichment and inspiration through nine acres of exquisite outdoor gardens, the 17,000-square-foot Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse featuring a spiny desert of Madagascar and a butterfly-filled Costa Rican rainforest, and seasonal exhibitions throughout the year. The Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum are part of Holden Forests & Gardens, which is making a positive impact in the region through urban greening and forestry initiatives, scientific research, environmental education and world-class visitor experiences at its two campuses.


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Glasshouses now open, here’s a peek at what’s been growing in the biomes!

This morning we officially reopened the Glasshouses at the Cleveland Botanical Garden! As we were preparing for a morning show segment with Fox 8’s Kenny Crumpton, (thank you, Kenny, we had fun!) Read more…

The Cleveland Botanical Garden outdoor trails and gardens now open to public

Holden Forests & Gardens (HF&G) now welcomes members and the general public to the outdoor gardens at The Cleveland Botanical Garden. Reservations are required and tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.

Exploration of Roses, Family Rosaceae, with Mark Bir

The rose family is diverse, numerous, cosmopolitan. Explore this wonderful world with HF&G Horticulturist Mark Bir and then come visit our beautiful roses at the Botanical Garden. Click here to read more.

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Holden Forests & Gardens on Sustainability Defined Podcast

Our director of community partnerships, Sandra Albro, was interviewed by Jay Siegel and Scott Breen for the podcast Sustainability Defined, episode 51: “Urban Greening with Sandra Albro”. Read more…

Holden Forests & Gardens stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Holden Forests & Gardens condemns the violence against Black Americans and other people of color that causes them to be unsafe in outdoor spaces and in our communities. Click here to read our full statement.

HF&G Virtual Classes

We are bringing a variety of our classes to the comfort of your home with HF&G Virtual Classes. Classes include Taiji, Botanical Painting and Drawing, and Natural Care and Prevention.

New HF&G Alternative Camp Experience

We are excited to announce a new camp experience with HF&G that includes a play-along pack, 30 minute live daily interactives and an activity journal. Get your children excited about nature this summer. Click here for details.

Summer Teacher Professional Development from the comfort of your home

HF&G has created summer teacher professional development opportunities that make it easy to hone your skills outside of the traditional classroom. Check out our Outdoor Classroom Connection Book Study and Using Citizen Science to Elevate Your Instruction offerings on Google Meet. Click here for info.

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Check Out the Latest HF&G Blog

Stay up-to-date on the latest news at Holden Forests & Gardens with our blog exploring horticulture, community forestry, plant and environmental science, and more. Click here to read.

Let’s Learn About Trees: Online Learning Resources

Holden Forests & Gardens invites you to explore our online learning resources featuring information about trees, gardening, plants and wildlife directly from our experts. Click here to access our virtual learning opportunities.

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