Even if your 500-square-foot apartment lacks outdoor space or your backyard is filled with a soccer goal, you can still enjoy summer’s bounty at these four neighborhood public gardens.
- Congress Park
Gove Community Garden, Colorado Boulevard and East 13th Avenue
Learn: Stop by for a workshop on green gardening at this Denver Backyard Composting Demonstration site.
- Golden Triangle
Sunken Gardens Park, Delaware Street and West Eighth Avenue
Relax: With pavilions and perennials, you’d never know this gorgeous spot may have once been a dump.
- Northwest Denver
Inspiration Point Park, West 49th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard
Savor: Check out 200-mile panoramic views of the Rockies or Denver’s skyline before wandering through 25.5 acres of gardens, grasses, and trees.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, 200 Jefferson County Parkway
See: Take a minute to smell the roses—this garden boasts more than 400 varieties.