The Botanical Garden is open Wednesdays – Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays noon – 5 p.m. Reservations required. Learn more
The Botanical Garden is open Wednesdays – Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays noon – 5 p.m. 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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Cleveland Botanical Garden to Open 15th Annual Flower Show Orchids Forever

Holden Forest & Gardens will open one of its most popular annual experiences Orchids Forever at the Cleveland Botanical Garden on Saturday, February 13, 2021. The show will run through Sunday, April 11th.

Growing Black Roots: A Black Botanical Legacy

Holden Forests & Gardens and Black Botanists Week Committee present a new Scientist Lecture series. A groundbreaking FREE virtual lecture series highlighting Black Botanists who will inspire others to pursue a career in plants and highlight pathways to diversity and inclusion in botanical sciences. Read More
Click here to view educational resources for each lecture.

Embrace Winter! Check out our outdoor activities.

We’ve come up with a list of outdoor experiences and exercise that you can do in one hour. You may even find that two hours have gone by in a flash! You can enjoy fun winter experiences at both campuses: the arboretum and the botanical gardens.

A Garden for All Seasons: Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Hillwood | Jan. 21

Set on 25 acres in Washington, D.C., Hillwood is the embodiment of Marjorie Merriweather Post’s grand vision. 13 acres of formal gardens extend from the house in a progression of outdoor rooms. Learn more in our live, virtual lecture by clicking here. Registration required.

Help Our Trees Campaign is a Success

Our arborists, horticulturists and the entire Holden Forests & Gardens team thanks all of the people who helped us to raise the funds necessary to help our tree collection survive and thrive. It is so exciting and deeply gratifying to see this support of our mission. 

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.

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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.

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