1800 Pavilion Dr.

Montrose, CO  81401


Mailing Address:
Montrose Botanical Society
P.O. Box 323
Montrose, CO 81402


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The Montrose Botanical Society, the development arm of the Montrose Botanic Gardens is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations to the gardens are tax deductible. Your donation helps make it possible to keep our gardens open to the public for no charge.

Any donation equal to current membership levels will automatically provide an annual membership.  All donations $500 or more annually will also have the option to receive an engraved Giving Brick to be placed in the Valley Garden Shavano patios.

You are also invited to make a one time donation to the Montrose Botanic Gardens. These funds will go toward general operating costs and will make a difference for generations to come!

The Valley Garden is getting closer to completion thanks to many in-kind and financial contributions. Recent additions are Cait’s Corner with a covered Stage & storage with upgraded electricity, rock slab bench, Russian Hawthorne tree, butterfly bushes and mini perennial gardens; evergreen trees, 2 striking Shavano Plaza curved walls constructed from re-purposed Shavano stones and newly completed Giving Patios. Our goal is to complete the Valley Garden plan with an expanded lawn area, pathways with seating, perennials, ornamental grass display, aromatic & sensory garden, and a Rose garden. Help us to completion by donating, buying a Giving Brick or supporting our upcoming Garden fundraising events.


Donations are also accepted for much needed tools and equipment – See our Wish List below. 

If it’s not on our wish list, it might be a great donation for our Silent Auction in December. 

Contact us at montrosebotanical@gmail.com to find out.

  • Liquid Fence – prevents deer and rabbits from eating plants.

  • 120 feet of new brown or green entry garden border fence. 18" height similar to what we have. Removable and storable in a reasonably small space.

  • 12 x 12 pop up shelter to protect volunteers and event goers from sun.

  • 2 pair of basic corona pruners for volunteers to use.

  • 2 packages ant disc killers for crevice garden.

  • 2 -3 cans good hornet spray.

  • 4 to 6 durable outdoor folding chairs to use near stage and store in stage.

  • Little Giant Velocity Ladder – multi-purpose ladder.

  • Stihl Multi Tool System with a gas motor. The engine unit plus these accessories: leaf blower, hedge trimmer, cultivator, pole pruner and string trimmer.

Donors have the opportunity to support the long term financial stability of the Montrose Botanic Gardens through the mechanism of an endowment fund made available through the Montrose Community Foundation (MCF).  Donations to this fund qualify for favorable tax treatment, just like other donations.  The income from the funds can be used for the improvement of the gardens.


Please refer to this PDF and contact MBS at montrosebotanical@gmail.com for information about supporting MBG through this endowment fund.


You may also click on the button below and donate through the Community Foundation website. Click "Donate" and select "Montrose Botanical Society Endowment".

To become a member of the Montrose Botanical society, click here

If you would like to mail a check, please download, print and fill out the form below and return with a check to:

Montrose Botanical Society
P.O. Box 323
Montrose, CO 81402