Flavors to Savor in the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory

Flavors to Savor in the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory

July 20, 2010 | Nick Daniel
When it is as hot outside (and inside the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory), as it has been, I tend to find myself eating more ice cream. Last night as I was enjoying a mixed bowl of chocolate and vanilla ice cream, it made me think about two of my favorite plants in the Boettcher Tropical...Learn more
Green Roof for the West Symposium this Thursday, June 17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Green Roof for the West Symposium this Thursday, June 17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

June 14, 2010 | Matt Cole
This is the week for the Green Roof for the West Symposium! On Thursday, June 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens opens its doors to a regional conference with international speakers. The Gardens and its co-hosts (the U.S. Green Building Council - Colorado Chapter, Colorado State...Learn more
Bryant Terry - "Redefining Soul Food"

Bryant Terry - "Redefining Soul Food"

June 14, 2010 | Sarah Spearman
how a love of food and the role it has played in his culture inspired this eco-chef to reposition soul food as healthy fare and good for one’s own soul. Part of Terry’s impetus to reposition soul food to a healthier cuisine is his concern with food justice. With the plethora of current media...Learn more
Schools Out! Is your child coming to Garden Camp?

Schools Out! Is your child coming to Garden Camp?

June 4, 2010 | Lisa Davis
Throughout the last week or so, shouts of joy have come from thousands of children across the city as they celebrate the end of school. Now that summer is starting to sink in, some parents may begin to wonder “what am I going to do with them all summer!” Denver Botanic Gardens has your answer – our...Learn more

The Payoff for Gardeners

May 25, 2010 | Matt Cole
I'm eating lunch right now. (That's part of the reason there is no picture: you don't need to see me chewing.) And this sandwich is my payoff for being attentive to my gardening. It might seem to be just a leftover from dinner last night, but I know it includes the first harvest of homegrown...Learn more
David Salman visits Denver Botanic Gardens to celebrate Rocky Mountain Gardens

David Salman visits Denver Botanic Gardens to celebrate Rocky Mountain Gardens

May 17, 2010 | Matt Cole
David Salman has plenty to keep him busy. There are plants to tend, businesses to run, articles and blogs to write (and if you read his blog, there's a rescued puppy named Jarrah who's always ready to play), and certainly an appreciative audience anywhere there are gardeners in the west. We are so...Learn more
Gardening Season Arrives for Rocky Mountain Gardeners!

Gardening Season Arrives for Rocky Mountain Gardeners!

May 8, 2010 | Matt Cole
I can tell gardening season is here, not just by the brilliant sunshine, the gardeners eager to get started, the students jumping into classes that they'll use next week, the plant sale and the shoppers, or the colleague rashly vowing to start his peppers outdoors this weekend in spite of frost...Learn more
Gardens of Portland: A trip not to be missed

Gardens of Portland: A trip not to be missed

April 25, 2010 | Sarada Krishnan
Also included as part of this trip is a tour of the amazing Cistus Nursery owned by Sean Hogan, who was the chief consultant for the very informative Gardener’s Encyclopedia ‘Flora’. Other highlights of this trip include an afternoon at wineries in Willamette Valley, visit to the spectacular...Learn more
Introduction to GPS Mapping class this weekend--join us

Introduction to GPS Mapping class this weekend--join us

April 20, 2010 | Michelle DePrenger-Levin
What are you doing this weekend? If you’re like us (Research and Conservation at the Gardens), you’re getting ready to head out and find some rare and beautiful plants to study this summer. A good way to prepare for that might be our Introduction to GPS mapping class this Saturday from 1-4 p.m. In...Learn more

Lights, Camera, Blossom at Spring Plant Sale

April 20, 2010 | Allison Kiehl
Strut your stuff and come to the red carpet event that opens this year's gardening season: Denver Botanic Gardens' Spring Plant Sale. All you wonderful VIP’s will enter through the new fabulous group entrance and be greeted by one of our 500 dedicated volunteers. Don’t forget to strike a pose in...Learn more

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