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Literature of the Land Book Club

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Literature of the Land Book Club

September 21, and will also screen a short documentary on Allan Houser and take a self-guided tour to view the Allan Houser sculptures throughout the Gardens. Next, we’ll move on to Red Alert! Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge by Daniel R. Wildcat, for discussion on October 19. We'll end the session with Wilma Mankiller’s Every Day is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women on November 16. Click here...

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Gardening Help

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Gardening Help

Interested in planning a garden?  Restoring a garden?  Diagnosing a sick plant or identifying a mystery specimen?

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Book club!

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Book club!

His feet are shod with gauze, His helmet is of gold; His breast, a single onyx With chrysoprase, inlaid. His labor is a chant, His idleness a tune; Oh, for a bee's experience Of clovers and of noon!

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Mystery at the Gardens...Check out this novel at the Helen Fowler Library

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Mystery at the Gardens...Check out this novel at the Helen Fowler Library

Within the first few pages of Rex Burns’1978 detective novel Speak for the Dead, a grisly discovery is made by the Denver Botanic Gardens’ chief utility worker. While on his morning rounds, he discovers a murder victim…in the conservatory. Across the stream, down from the fig tree, and under “the broad leaf of an elephant-ear plant," the decapitated head of a young woman lies waiting for homicide detective Gabriel Wager to...

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