Holy Cacao! Making Chocolate with Your Child

Holy Cacao! Making Chocolate with Your Child

December 7, 2009 | Josie Hart Genter
Kids will taste chocolate that has no cream or sugar added usually referred to as baking chocolate. This is the first time you will see your child spit out chocolate! From there, the experience will only get sweeter and kids will finally find out what it is they really love about chocolate: cream...Read more
Natural Dye Making in Berry Bonanza: Seedlings Classes

Natural Dye Making in Berry Bonanza: Seedlings Classes

November 13, 2009 | Josie Hart Genter
Ever wonder how to dye your clothing in a natural way? Kids love getting stains on their clothes anyway, right? Next Tuesday in our Seedlings weekly classes for kids 3-5, we will be making tie-dyed socks with berries. We will define what fruits are actually considered berries and which ones aren’t...Read more
Botanica Magnifica on Saturday

Botanica Magnifica on Saturday

November 5, 2009 | Matt Cole
Anything about Magnificent Botany is bound to get my attention, so it was with great joy that I realized that the publication of this stunning book was bringing Dr. W. John Kress to Denver. He's a curator at the Smithsonian Muesum of Natural History, and I'm delighted to hear him speak! Jonathan...Read more
 The Great Pumpkin Hunt: Seedlings Classes

The Great Pumpkin Hunt: Seedlings Classes

October 26, 2009 | Josie Hart Genter
Don't miss this class next Tuesday at Denver Botanic Gardens. If you have a 3-, 4- or 5-year old, sign them up for an adventure out in the Gardens. The adventure starts out learning about the pumpkin life cycle and the pumpkin plant family. Then we will go outdoors to hunt for all different colors...Read more
Overwintering Hardy Aquatic Plants at Denver Botanic Gardens

Overwintering Hardy Aquatic Plants at Denver Botanic Gardens

October 23, 2009 | Joe Tomocik
The most pressing concern of the Gardens' visitors each summer relates to what we do with our aquatic plants during the winter. The horticulture staff is now challenged as construction continues with the dynamic restructuring of our Gardens. Although we must make adjustments in over-wintering...Read more
Creating Community: Seedlings Classes

Creating Community: Seedlings Classes

October 20, 2009 | Josie Hart Genter
This is a time where kids from ages 3-5 can get together, have fun and explore the wonders of nature. Their parents also have fun with one another and find camaraderie in the fact that their children are learning not only to appreciate nature, but also how to interact with nature and preserve its...Read more
Secret wonders at Denver Botanic Gardens

Secret wonders at Denver Botanic Gardens

September 19, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
I never cease to be surprised by the remarkable exhibits and special displays that are being staged at Denver Botanic Gardens on a weekly basis: one day I walk into the gardens, and Gates Court and Gates Hall are filled with the most amazing flower arrangements and plant exhibits imaginable: the...Read more
Bioblitz uncovers previously unknown populations

Bioblitz uncovers previously unknown populations

August 27, 2009 | Anna Sher
Denver Botanic Gardens staff were among the thirty-six scientists who donated their time in the first Soapstone Prairie Natural Area Bioblitz, surveying all species in a 24-hour period. Ten scientist teams inventoried insects, mammals, fungi, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and of course plants. Over...Read more
Home, Home on the Meadow

Home, Home on the Meadow

August 17, 2009 | Matt Cole
Altai by camel caravan

Altai by camel caravan

July 16, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Primula nivalis on summit of pass in MongoliaRead more

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