Full Moon Family Night

Full Moon Family Night

October 18, 2010 | Lisa Davis
Families are invited to join us this Friday, Oct. 22 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for Full Moon Family Night, a special evening of starlight and story time in the Mordecai Children’s Garden. This is a unique opportunity to climb Marmot Mountain by moonlight and to gaze out upon Denver’s nighttime skyline...Read more
Botanic gardens professionals gather in Denver!

Botanic gardens professionals gather in Denver!

October 16, 2010 | Sarada Krishnan
This week Denver Botanic Gardens hosted around 110 botanic gardens professionals from around the country as well as from England and Canada. Hosting the American Public Gardens Association’s (APGA) Plant Collections Symposium, all the attendees took away best management practices in collections...Read more
Denver's First Chicken Coop Tour

Denver's First Chicken Coop Tour

September 28, 2010 | Sarah Spearman
what backyard farming is all about. These friends of fowl will be available to explain how raising chickens not only provides fresh eggs, but also keeps gardens strong. Additionally, these experts will share their "egg-speriences" with chicken care, and answer questions on compliance with city...Read more
Children's Garden drop-in programs schedule

Children's Garden drop-in programs schedule

September 21, 2010 | Melissa Gula
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 | Melissa Gula
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 | Melissa Gula
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
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

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