Digital Nature: An Evening of Multimedia Art

September 15, 2009 | Rachel Murray
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...Read more
Passion in the garden

Passion in the garden

September 15, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
We think of passion flowers as something exotic, tropical and certainly not something you can grow in Colorado. Fiddlesticks! There is a garden in Littleton where passion flowers are practically a problem. Sandy Snyder (who worked at Denver Botanic Gardens for 17 years as horticulturist) has...Read more
Mycophiles Wanted

Mycophiles Wanted

September 14, 2009 | Jennifer Ramp Neale
Have you ever wanted to go on a mushroom hunt? Your opportunity has arrived. Join the Colorado Mycological Society September 18-20 for the Rocky Mountain National Park Mycoblitz. The mycoblitz, an event where a group of people get together for a short period of time to identify mushrooms in a given...Read more
The Plant Connection

The Plant Connection

September 9, 2009 | Gardens Ambassador Volunteer
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. Plants are the tao , the way,...Read more
Aghast! A key! .......

Aghast! A key! .......

September 8, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Is it agaSTASHee? Aga-stach-ay?Read more
Don't Miss It! Week of Sept. 6...

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

September 5, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
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...Read more
Did you get up and dance?

Did you get up and dance?

September 3, 2009 | Doris Boardman
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...Read more
Featured Garden of the Week: Monet Garden

Featured Garden of the Week: Monet Garden

September 1, 2009 | Sarada Krishnan
“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”...Read more
Spring in the autumn

Spring in the autumn

August 31, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Colorado columbine ( Aquilegia caerulea) usually blooms in May in Denver, and June and July in the mountains. Yet this picture was taken a few days ago below Lake Isabel, in the Indian Peaks Wilderness in Boulder County. Nearby a meadow was filled with marsh marigold ( Caltha leptosepala ) which is...Read more

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