The Cleveland Botanical Garden will be closed Thursday, Nov. 12th – Friday, Nov. 20th. Glow opens Nov. 21st. Learn more
The Cleveland Botanical Garden will be closed Thursday, Nov. 12th – Friday, Nov. 20th. Glow opens Nov. 21st. 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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Glow Features an Outdoor Celebration of Lights, Trees and Festive Holiday Experiences

Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Garden will delight the senses and transport visitors into a safe holiday wonderland outside and in, all season-long beginning on Saturday, November 21 through Sunday, January 3, 2021. 

EVENT POSTPONED :: Jesse Owens’ Oak Tree Legacy to Live on in Cleveland

Due to the stay-at-home advisory issued by the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and the city of Cleveland, the planting of the newly propagated tree from the Jesse Owens Oak that was to take place at Rockefeller Park Lagoon tomorrow, Thursday,

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Top 10 Garden Highlights for November at the Botanical Garden

This is a walker’s self-guided tour through the Gardens inside-and-out that will help us to discover the magic of local Nature in November.  Every month is a new top-ten list. Click here to view.

Gardening and Farming in Cleveland

Holden Forests & Gardens is advancing mission-driven work in communities across Northeast Ohio to connect people to plants and inspire action for healthy communities including community forestry, urban agriculture, horticulture, and environmental education in neighborhoods where you — our members and visitors — live and work.

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.

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.

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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