Wildflowers Blooming at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Wildflowers Blooming at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

June 14, 2010 | Larry Vickerman
It's mid-June and the numerous wildflowers at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield are just coming into full bloom. The Gaillardia, several different Penstemon, and Spiderwort are in full bloom just east of the big red and white barn. The Paintbrush have been spectacular this year and are still...Read more

Rattlesnakes at Chatfield

June 10, 2010 | Larry Vickerman
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...Read more
Community Supporting Agriculture at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Community Supporting Agriculture at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

May 21, 2010 | Doris Boardman
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...Read more

The Weekly Bloom: Week of May 8

May 7, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
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...Read more
Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Bird Walk

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Bird Walk

April 30, 2010 | Sarah Spearman
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”)...Read more

Digging into the Gardens...join us!

February 16, 2010 | Doris Boardman
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...Read more
Moore Perspective

Moore Perspective

February 1, 2010 | Past Art Exhibits
Henry Moore is here. As a marketer and pr professional at the Gardens, my first thought was "Who Is Henry Moore?" when I first understood the exhibit would be arriving in 2010. I knew the name. I majored in art in college but have drifted away from some of my art history roots over the years. Once...Read more
The Nature of Music in Denver!

The Nature of Music in Denver!

November 12, 2009 | Past Art Exhibits
Denver Botanic Gardens is pleased to announce that Swallow Hill Music Association is its new concert promotions partner for the booking and production of all Denver Botanic Gardens concerts, commencing in the 2010 season. This new partnership reflects recent changes in the Gardens’ strategy and...Read more
A Huge Thank You to Volunteers!

A Huge Thank You to Volunteers!

October 22, 2009 | Volunteer Services
On behalf of the entire staff of Denver Botanic Gardens we want to thank all our Pumpkin Festival volunteers for the time, energy, and incredible enthusiasm you contributed to the 21st Annual Pumpkin Festival. The weather was amazing and so were you!Read more

Beautiful, Sunny, and Temperatures in the 70's!

October 14, 2009 | Volunteer Services
That's the prediction for this weekend's Pumpkin Festival. It looks like we will have perfect weather, but we can't do it without you! We really need your help this weekend. We especially need Entrance Cashiers from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or noon - 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. If you have some prior...Read more

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