Taste the Fruits (and Vegetables) of your Labor - Become a CSA Volunteer!
Following 2010’s wildly successful inaugural year, the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is gearing up for its second year of delighting foodies across the Denver Metro Area with fresh, locally-grown produce.
Garden Camps for Kids
Garden Camps offer kids the perfect opportunity to dig into the world of plants, science and nature for a week.  This year’s camps offer opportunities to go behind the scenes and meet the professionals, design and plant a garden, travel back in time and experience life on a working farm, explore trees and forests from around the world and so much more.  Whether your child is a budding scientist, a...
Horticulture Internships at the Gardens
Each summer college students from across the country descend on Denver Botanic Gardens to participate in our summer horticulture internship program. And even though there’s still snow on the ground, we’re already booking the fieldtrips and tours for the program. Designed to help students explore career opportunities in public horticulture, the program immerses students in most every aspect of public horticulture and provides the hands-on experience that employers value. In addition to...
Wildflowers Blooming at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
We received a large amount of publicity over the past weekend about a rattlesnake biting a young man on the heel last Friday.  I wanted to assure our visitors that this is a very rare event at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.  We have been open to the public for more than 20 years, and this is the first time a visitor has been bitten.  Fortunately, the young man is...
Community Supporting Agriculture at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
Denver Botanic Gardens and Kaiser Permanente have created a first-of-its-kind community supporting agriculture (CSA) program. The community farm will provide fresh local produce to Colorado families. Made possible through a three-year, $500,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente, the CSA will operate as a community farm at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield—located at C-470 and Wadsworth Blvd. in Littleton. Shares of the CSA are sold to members of the public who then receive...
Yes, by all means, come to the Plant Sale today and tomorrow, for a huge and amazing selection of irresistable goodies to pop into your garden. But if you want a treat of a completely different stripe, head out to Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield. The stream is flowing, and overflowing, and the wetlands and ponds are filled with birds: geese and ducks, herons, and many others whose names I don't...
Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Bird Walk
Notable Basin landmarks include Chatfield State Park, Roxborough State Park, Audubon Center at Chatfield, South Platte Park, and Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, the location for this morning’s spring bird walk. April marks an exciting time of year for most birders (short for “birdwatcher”).  Migrants are beginning to return to their Colorado breeding grounds for the summer months, males are singing to establish territories, nest construction is under way, and...
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...
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