Children's Garden drop-in programs schedule

Children's Garden drop-in programs schedule

September 21, 2010 | Digger the Marmot
Enhance your visit to the Mordecai Children’s Garden with one of our free drop-in programs. Offered every weekday, these programs will help your child connect to the wonders of the natural world. Programs are free with admission and do not require any advance registration. Exploration Station Drop...Read more
Water-Smart Gardening: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

Water-Smart Gardening: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

September 18, 2010 | Sarah Spearman
If a yard or garden looks like it has been transplanted from the desert, does that make it a “water-smart garden?” One might make the assumption that the plants do not need much supplemental water and, therefore, the homeowner is being frugal with his or her water application. This may actually be...Read more
So much is happening at our Mordecai Children's Garden!

So much is happening at our Mordecai Children's Garden!

September 13, 2010 | Digger the Marmot
Last week was such an exciting week in the Children’s Garden! It was so nice to see so many friends come to visit the new garden. I have been watching the final phases of the Children's Garden construction very closely. Pipsqueak Pond is starting to take shape. I can’t wait to explore this new...Read more
Digger welcomes you to the new Mordecai Children's Garden

Digger welcomes you to the new Mordecai Children's Garden

August 26, 2010 | Digger the Marmot
Along with these everyday adventures you find in the Children’s Garden, daily drop-in programs are available for you to investigate natural processes even further. Last week, visitors had the opportunity to learn why different birds have different beaks, how a tree grows, and what the insides of a...Read more
Herbcrafts at the Gardens

Herbcrafts at the Gardens

August 21, 2010 | Sarah Spearman
Did you love your grandma while you were growing up? Of course you did! She was wise and loving and wanted nothing more for you than for you to be happy, healthy and to grow up to be a good person. In her quest to help you attain these qualities, she undoubtedly soothed your brow when you were sick...Read more
2010 Sustainable Food Film Series at the Gardens

2010 Sustainable Food Film Series at the Gardens

August 12, 2010 | Sarah Spearman
Denver Botanic Gardens is thinking of you…thinking of your budget…thinking of what’s on your plate (literally)…thinking of what you might like to have on your plate (this time, both literally and figuratively)…and thinking that we might just have a nice way to enhance all of these things for you...Read more
Eugenia Bone speaks about the Kitchen Ecosystem Thursday, July 29

Eugenia Bone speaks about the Kitchen Ecosystem Thursday, July 29

July 26, 2010 | Matt Cole
This year, the Bonfils-Stanton Series has enjoyed a great deal of success by drawing a large audience. And its terrific to see some of that success go to a Colorado author whose work appears in the Denver Post and the New York Times. This Thursday, July 29, Eugenia Bone speaks on The Kitchen...Read more
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...Read 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...Read 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...Read more

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