Water Gardens are Fabulous in Sept., Part I
The Gardens, including the water gardens, are fabulous if not spectacular in September. Victoria…grandest waterlily of all! Whereas the hardy waterlilies are slowing down a bit in September (many have been flowering since late May), the tropical waterlilies including the Giant Water Platter are coming into their own. On warm sunny days they will delight all with their handsome leaves and eye-popping colorful flowers. Visitors are astonished by one of the most amazing of...
Botanical Illustration in Gateway Canyons
Timothy Standring does not contain his enthusiasm for Henry Moore
The Weekly Bloom: Week of March 25th
A new decade brings more exciting transformation--to the Gardens, to our Botanic Buzz e-newsletter (sign up here to receive your copy), and soon, to our Web site. How do you like our new blog design? We have so many authors from all parts of the Gardens (click on the "More Authors" link in the right column under "authors" to see all of our most recent bloggers) that we wanted to make it even easier for you to...
Moore Perspective
Joellyn Duesberry's New Show
I’ve just finished hanging an extraordinary show—Joellyn Duesberry’s Southwest: Sharpening the Edge.  I knew it was going to be a good show, but seeing it on the grand walls of the Gates Court Gallery, I realize it's exceptional.
Rare Opportunity.
Most often, we at Denver Botanic Gardens focus on plants, but there is something else spectacular here. Since the dedication of the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory in 1966, we have also been known for our architecture. Recent additions to the DBG campus by Tryba Architects have gracefully considered the mid-century buildings of Hornbein & White. Learn more through The Gardens’ Landmarks in Context, a small interpretive exhibit in the El...
Botanica Magnifica on Saturday
Is it real or is it Memorex?
They are also staging their show on "Imperiled Plants of Colorado" at the Steamboat Art Museum (which we had here at DBG a few months ago and even helped produce their catalog). It will in Steamboat until September 30 (sounds like a road trip: the aspen are turning you know!). There you can not only see the original art of members of this society, but buy some of their exquisite...