Making the wonders of
nature accessible to all.

The Holden Arboretum

The Holden Arboretum encompasses an expansive 3,500 acres including lush woodlands and 200 acres dedicated to thoughtfully cultivated gardens.

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Over 10 acres of beautiful outdoor gardens, featuring rare and exotic collections, plus specially curated specimens planted in themed glasshouses.

What’s new at Holden Forests & Gardens

Summer Lives Here

Take the Canopy Walk at Holden Arboretum, see the Return of the Butterflies at Cleveland Botanical Garden, or have you experienced Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork yet?

Woodland Fairies Have Arrived

The fairies have returned to the forests and gardens of Northeast Ohio – this time to both the Cleveland Botanical Garden and the Holden Arboretum – and beginning Friday, July 9th children of all ages can see for themselves! (Wearing fairy wings for the search is encouraged.)

Green Corps: Future Green Jobs

Green Corps Interns had a great week exploring new places! Keep up with our weekly Science on Friday series and other timely announcements with News and Notes. Want to learn something about the natural world around you? Check out our Guides and Resources for the latest how-tos about gardening and so much more.


Growing Black Roots: The Black Botanical Legacy

Join the thousands of people who have experienced this groundbreaking FREE virtual lecture series featuring botanists highlighting pathways to diversity & inclusion in botanical sciences. Next up is the Botanical Society of South Africa’s Conservation Manager Rupert Koopman on Wednesday, July 14th at 7PM.

Learn more

Go For Gold at the Garden

Closed Closed today

The 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games are just around the corner! We invite you to join us on Thursday, July 22nd from 5 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the start of the Summer Olympics with a happy hour in our Japanese Garden at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Sushi, sake and Japanese beer will be available for purchase and Crooked River Archers will be leading archery demonstrations! We hope to see you there. Go for the Gold happy hour is included in your general admission ticket or free to Members.


People for Trees

Help us plant and care for 15,000 trees in NEO by 2025. More than 1,000 people have pledged. It’s your turn!

Join the movement and pledge today

Working Woods

Our work improves our forests’ health, and ultimately promotes conservation throughout the region.

See the Learning Forest

Together, we stand tall.

You play an integral role in realizing our mission
and helping us sow the seeds for success.


We focus on tree and plant life, with extensive collections that we hope will inspire healthier communities.

See Our Trees & Plants

We are experts in research, conservation, and community forestry, and strive to make an impact in Northeast Ohio—and beyond.


We educate people of all ages and experience levels, from budding enthusiasts to serious botanists.

Explore Our Resources



You can develop a deeper appreciation for the natural world, and share your passion with others.

Become a Member

You can support our efforts and contribute to a more vibrant future for our entire community.

Make a Donation

You can make a difference in your community by planting a single tree.

Take the Pledge

Green Corps partners with resident-led gardens to optimize benefits to the people and plants in Cleveland while engaging urban youth in exploratory experiences to inspire future stewardship and careers in the green industry.

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