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Let the Games Continue III

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Let the Games Continue III

A cool and rainy summer brings a different, yet inspiring water garden display to Denver Botanic Gardens. Visitors traversing the Gardens from the southeast corner are again treated to the soothing magical sounds of water, waterlilies galore and dramatic reflections. Romantic Garden Pool A ninth member to the RMLC was added this year. The versatile and beautiful white waterlily from nearby Berkeley Lake, was christened N. ‘Bea Taplin’ by Chief Executive Officer Brian...

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Digital Nature: An Evening of Multimedia Art

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Thursday, Sept. 17 from 7-10 p.m. Featuring art and music by:  Noisefold, Equulei, offthesky, Tess, Movax, Bryan Leister, Daniel McGlynn, Chrissy Espinoza, Acre Collective and David Fodel, Sarah Soriano and Leo Kacenjar. This is the second year that local and national artists and musicians will come to Denver Botanic Gardens to present their explorations of the intersection of the digital and natural worlds. This year, the artists will focus on themes from...

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The Plant Connection

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The Plant Connection

Ambassador Jan here! Without question, one of the greatest gifts that I receive as an Ambassador at Denver Botanic Gardens is the gift of meeting new people and making connections. We, all of us, like this thing whether we know it or not. We like making connections.

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Don't Miss It! Week of Sept. 6...

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Don't Miss It! Week of Sept. 6...

When you visit this week, here are a few things to see:   Likewise, check out the brilliantly colored Strawflowers, planted as annuals in the Monet Garden and the temporary Cutting Garden. They are irresistible to touch--go ahead! Odds and Ends: The golden Lysimachia aurea, also known as Creeping Jenny, is really spreading nicely in the Fountain Beds. It is a lovely, but not xeric, groundcover that also comes in a deep green...

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Did you get up and dance?

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Did you get up and dance?

Concert season is over for the year both at our York Street and Chatfield locations. We had a dazzling array of talented musicians here again this year, and the Gardens have never looked better. Here’s a summary of some of the music this past season: Leftover Salmon was a great kick-off for the season. A Colorado group from Boulder that came together out of the Salmonheads and the Left Hand String Band. Their...

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Featured Garden of the Week: Monet Garden

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Featured Garden of the Week: Monet Garden

“Then all of a sudden I had the revelation of how enchanting my pond was. I took up my palette. Since then I have hardly had any other subject.”  Claude Monet, 1924 Built in 1999, the inspiration for the creation of the Monet Garden was the “Impressionism: Paintings Collected by European Museums” exhibit at the Denver Art Museum which included five paintings by Impressionist landscape painter Claude Monet (1840 – 1926)....

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