Gardens color our world!
GARDEN COLORING BOOK
Today, you can visit a public garden with the stroke of a crayon! The America's Garden Coloring Book brings the beauty, joy, and color of public gardens to your front door.
Dazzling views and landscapes from America's garden treasures are waiting for your artistic eye! And you can download it here for FREE- yes, really!
Have fun, and be sure to send us a snap of your masterpiece by tagging #coloramericasgardens
These pages are free for personal and non-profit use. Enjoy them, rock on! However, if you wish to re-post one on your website or share with an email/social list, please do not alter the page design, and please link back to this page. Reproduction for sale is prohibited.
Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University
Who's that pooch in the garden? Why, it's Reveille, A&M's regal mascot! Miss Rev is enjoying an afternoon at the beautiful Leach Teaching Gardens, a Texas treasure!
United States Botanic Garden
Founded in 1820, the U.S Botanic Garden is the oldest continuously operating public garden in the U.S., and welcomes more than a million visitors each year!
Color the garden's beautiful Fountain of Light and Water, created in 1876 by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, famous for creating the Statue of Liberty. The fountain is set amongst the outdoor gardens featuring native plants. Behind it, a 28,994 sq. ft. Conservatory houses thousands of plants, from soaring palm trees to dazzling orchids.
Saint Petersburg's Sunken Gardens is a trip to the tropics and a walk back in time! This destination has been drawing tourists for nearly a hundred years, and its lush gardens and aviary still delight today!
Newport, Rhode Island is home to beautiful Gilded Age summer "cottages" whose opulent beauty is framed by the seashore. Here, The Elms' acclaimed gardens offer blooming begonias, twining ivy, and stately hedges!
The dreamlike gardens of Pasadena's Huntington Library, Art Museum, & Botanical Garden transport visitors of all ages to faraway places! Pictured here is Liu Fang Yuan 流芳園, the Garden of Flowering Fragrance.
Moorten Botanical Garden
In the heat of the desert and the heart of Palm Springs sits this amazing arboretum and cactarium! Beyond its dazzling collection of desert plants, mining relics, rocks, and a metal dinosaur(!) create a sense of place.
ORIGAMI BY TOMOKO
The origami featured here was designed and created by Tomoko, who draws inspiration from art, nature, and sustainability. For more of her amazing work, check out @hosoyatomoko
CHIEF CREATOR + DIRECTOR OF MARKER MAGIC
HI! I'M BECKY.
I'm a designer, creator, and inventor for public gardens.
When I'm at my desk, you can catch me leading external affairs for public gardens. From capital campaigns to public programs, I love helping gardens realize creativity as their superpower and path to success. From fundraising and special events to education and public programs, I've been privileged to work in my dream setting—public gardens—for over a decade. For more on me professionally, hop over here and check out my profile.
Got gardens? Let's connect, learn together, and explore creative solutions!
If you're a kid, you're probably wondering about my coloring book credentials. I have thirty years crayon-coloring experience, and recently upgraded to Adobe Creative Suite.
You- yes you!- can make a difference.
Your gift of any size will play a BIG role in helping public gardens survive and thrive during this difficult chapter.
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If you enjoyed this coloring book, I hope you'll consider paying it forward by donating to one of the great gardens pictured here, or by supporting your local botanical garden!
Garden adventures and coloring book pages by my favorite artist... YOU! Share yours at @berryhillcreative / #coloramericasgardens