Morning Rain Brightens Gardens for Spring

March 9, 2012 | Matt Cole
[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] Rain may not brighten your day, but I was positively enthusiastic about it this week. After enough winter, it seemed like a sign of spring and a chance to step into the Gardens. My shoes clomped across wet pavement and I relished the sensation. When I hit a...Read more
Tropical Conservatory Tours

Tropical Conservatory Tours

February 11, 2012 | Sarah Spearman
Denver has just had a foot of snow, but the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory is glowing with humidity and learning opportunities. If you’re dying to get out of the house, Denver Botanic Gardens has just the solution for you. Often times during winter when we drive by or think of the Gardens...Read more
As Busy as Gardeners in Winter

As Busy as Gardeners in Winter

January 27, 2012 | Matt Cole
Winter is busy, and not just for Colorado skiers. Gardeners are planning, dreaming and preparing; growers are tending indoor blooms; and propagators are starting plants to be ready for warm weather: busy! Evergreens are balancing photosynthesis and drought, orchids are delivering on the promise of...Read more
Home Harvest Garden

Home Harvest Garden

December 13, 2011 | Julie Casault
Growing vegetables can be one of the most gratifying gardening experiences. It is amazing to watch seeds, bulbs, and small plants grow to become a productive food harvest. For children, this can be the first exposure to horticulture and a very educational experience in nutrition, health and science...Read more
How to make a simple hypertufa trough

How to make a simple hypertufa trough

December 2, 2011 | Brien Darby
From time to time, the greenhouse team at Denver Botanic Gardens will build hypertufa troughs. These troughs are a great addition to a garden, especially for showcasing some of the rock garden plants, native wildflowers, and cacti that might otherwise be lost in a larger landscape. We sell our...Read more
From a Dream to a Legacy

From a Dream to a Legacy

November 8, 2011 | Doris Boardman
Colorado has always been a great source of pride for me. I am a native of this beautiful state and find its natural environment therapeutic. Despite moving out of state for school or work, I often found myself returning to my home state. I knew I would eventually settle here as I envisioned my...Read more
Celestial Celebrations Family Fun Night with NASA

Celestial Celebrations Family Fun Night with NASA

September 16, 2011 | Digger the Marmot
Families are invited to join us on Friday, September 23 to explore space and discover what it is like to be an astronaut. Our special guest, NASA, will be featuring special space-related activities. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Mordecai Children’s Garden, there will be many ways for families to explore,...Read more
Fresh Flower Arranging: From Garden to Vase

Fresh Flower Arranging: From Garden to Vase

September 7, 2011 | Doris Boardman
Saturday, Sept. 10 York Street 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Peonies, daffodils and iris in spring; zinnias, delphinium and daylilies in summer; sunflowers, mums and ornamental grasses in the autumn. Whether you have a few flowers tucked in among your vegetables or a full cutting garden, it's hard not to gather...Read more
Improve your knowledge of plants with GPS

Improve your knowledge of plants with GPS

September 6, 2011 | Sarah Spearman
We are all aware that using your GPS while driving can assist you in finding the destination you are searching for. Are you also aware that you can use your GPS to assist you in the world of plants? If you are a lover of plants, the "In the field: Introduction to GPS Mapping" class (Thursday, Sept...Read more
Seedlings classes all summer long!

Seedlings classes all summer long!

June 29, 2011 | Digger the Marmot
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