Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner snapped this close-up at the Denver Botanic Gardens. While the gardens are gorgeous in the summer, don’t forget to visit the rest of the year to catch unique beauties like this.

Leave It to the Pros: Their annual spring plant sale (May 9–10) is an official sign that gardening season has arrived. We always pick up a few of their hand-selected container gardening mixes for fail-safe color combinations that are perfect for every shady or sunny corner of your yard.