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Plant Instant Gratification from the Plant Preview Sale

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Plant Instant Gratification from the Plant Preview Sale

The following was written by Nina Sisk, a member of this year's Plant Preview Party committee. Perhaps nothing is as satisfying in gardening as planting containers and window boxes in the spring. Just select an interesting mix of plants stick them in the designated pot or window box and step back to admire your handiwork. Voila!  The hardest part of the task just might be selecting the right plants.  The Plant...

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Ghosts in the Gardens

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Ghosts in the Gardens

The following post was written my Mike Kedziora, Assistant Manager of Visitor Services. Denver Botanic Gardens is a shining oasis nestled amid the hustle and bustle of the Mile High City. Guests from all over the world come to visit our living collections; to examine, learn and share in our museum of life. But the nourishing earth of the Gardens, like all living things, enjoyed a dark and dangerous past 100...

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Reviewed: "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens"

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Reviewed: "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens"

The following review comes to us from Maggie Lee, a New Mexico-based garden designer quite familiar with drought-tolerant plants. In their new book, "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens," Lauren Springer Ogden and Scott Ogden offer a unique resource of 200 adaptive plants ranging from trees to cacti. Accompanying the introductory page to each section, the authors’ beautifully-photographed garden vignettes illustrate accomplished examples of textural tapestries and well-proportioned compositions; gardens rich in species and relationships. I...

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Holiday Spirit and Sustainability: The Shop at the Gardens

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Holiday Spirit and Sustainability: The Shop at the Gardens

With the opening of Blossoms of Light this week (Dec. 2-Jan. 1), we’re anticipating a bright and festive holiday season at the Shop at the Gardens. In addition to our eye-catching seasonal merchandise and displays, we’re proud to support the Gardens’ core values of transformation, relevance, diversity and sustainability with a year-round cache of distinctive items that all make wonderful gifts! Through Dec. 1, shop from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For your...

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