Floriade 2012: An introduction

Floriade 2012: An introduction

May 29, 2012 | Sarada Krishnan
Floriade is the world horticultural expo that takes place in the Netherlands once every ten years. The Floriade 2012 exhibition is in Venlo, in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands, just west of the German border and about 180 km (112 miles) southeast of Amsterdam. The origin of Floriade...Read more
Reviewed: "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens"

Reviewed: "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens"

February 21, 2012 | David Rubin
The following review comes to us from Maggie Lee, a New Mexico-based garden designer quite familiar with drought-tolerant plants. In their new book, "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens," Lauren Springer Ogden and Scott Ogden offer a unique resource of 200 adaptive plants ranging from trees to...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
Part Two: A Green Roof in the City

Part Two: A Green Roof in the City

December 2, 2011 | Julie Casault
It is amazing to look back over the past year and see the amazing transformation that Mordecai Children's Garden Green Roof has gone through. Fall 2010: The garden began to establish, welcoming families to experience the alpine ecosystem. Summer 2011: The garden came to life with beautiful color...Read more
Holiday Spirit and Sustainability: The Shop at the Gardens

Holiday Spirit and Sustainability: The Shop at the Gardens

December 1, 2011 | David Rubin
With the opening of Blossoms of Light this week (Dec. 2-Jan. 1), we’re anticipating a bright and festive holiday season at the Shop at the Gardens. In addition to our eye-catching seasonal merchandise and displays, we’re proud to support the Gardens’ core values of transformation, relevance,...Read more
The Green Team offers Garden Plastic Recycling on Free Day - July 19

The Green Team offers Garden Plastic Recycling on Free Day - July 19

July 15, 2011 | Angie Andrade Foster
Your gardens are planted, the rain has your watering covered, but are the piles of plastic containers overflowing in your yard? You know that you want to recycle them, but how? The Green Team of Denver Botanic Gardens will be sponsoring a drop off-site for your garden plastics on July 19 at the...Read more

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Celebrating the Earth Family Fun Night

Celebrating the Earth Family Fun Night

April 18, 2011 | Lisa Davis
Families are invited to join us on Earth Day, Friday April 22, to celebrate the many miracles of Mother Earth. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Mordecai Children’s Garden, we’ll have many ways for you to explore, discover and celebrate nature. You’ll learn how to make a difference with special activities...Read more
Green events are not just at Denver Botanic Gardens!

Green events are not just at Denver Botanic Gardens!

April 4, 2011 | Keisha Makonese
Green events are popping up everywhere and not just in gardens. Meeting and event planners are digging deeper to have sustainable events. Here are a few tips to make your event greener: Choose edible centerpieces. Serve local foods. Text invitations to guests. Reuse name badges. Coordinate with...Read more
Be Green on St. Patrick's Day!

Be Green on St. Patrick's Day!

March 9, 2011 | Andrea Thurber
Is donning a shamrock on St. Patrick's Day just not making you feel GREEN enough? Becoming a volunteer with Denver Botanic Garden's Green Team will do the trick!Read more

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