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Happy Earth Day!

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Happy Earth Day!

Did you know that in April we celebrate not only Earth Day (today! April 22!) but it is also Children & Nature Awareness Month?

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It's a Dog's Life...at Denver Botanic Gardens

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It's a Dog's Life...at Denver Botanic Gardens

(Given from Ollie's Perspective) Pretty much every day is the same for me. I wake up, do backyard squirrel patrol, wag my tail and try to look cute (not too hard for me to do) so my owner will take me on a walk, eat, sleep, and start it all over again the next day. I'm fine with the routine, but it would be nice to have a little excitement in...

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The Dedicated Horticulturalists at Denver Botanic Gardens

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The Dedicated Horticulturalists at Denver Botanic Gardens

Mike patiently explained to me that this particular plant, the Encephalartos Longifolius, had unfortunately developed a fungus.  In order to save it, he had to clean its delicate (but oh-so-prickly – trust me on this one folks!) leaves with a solution of water, dish soap and a touch of ammonia with, yes, Q-Tips.  Not just some of the leaves – every single one of them…and this was quite a sizable plant! Fellow horticulturalist...

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