2145 Centre Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80526
The Gardens on Spring Creek is the community botanic garden of Fort Collins, Colorado. The 18-acre site opened in 2004 as part of an important partnership between the City of Fort Collins and the Friends of the Gardens on Spring Creek. Our mission is to enrich the lives of people and foster environmental stewardship through horticulture.
Project Hort: A full summer stewardship and volunteer program for teens entering 6th through 12th grade who are passionate about gardening, plants, animals and the environment.
Volunteering: Perform gardening tasks throughout our 12 acres of gardens and greenhouses and assist with special events. Butterfly House volunteers are responsible for maintaining USDA containment standards, helping to ensure excellent guest experience, and enhancing guest takeaways through interpretation and education.
Internships: Helps college students or recent graduates transition effectively from the classroom to the professional world. Interns gain hands-on experience in a variety of areas through our public garden.