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Holiday Spirit and Sustainability: The Shop at the Gardens

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Holiday Spirit and Sustainability: The Shop at the Gardens

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, diversity and sustainability with a year-round cache of distinctive items that all make wonderful gifts! Through Dec. 1, shop from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For your...

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

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

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 cutout along York Street from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m on our July 19th Free Day.

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Celebrating the Earth Family Fun Night

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Celebrating the Earth Family Fun Night

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 such as seed planting, bird feeders and waste sorting.  Digger the Marmot will join us with interactive stories the whole...

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Green events are not just at Denver Botanic Gardens!

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Green events are not just at Denver Botanic Gardens!

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 food banks to donate left-overs. Have your event during the day -  use natural lighting.

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Be Green on St. Patrick's Day!

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Be Green on St. Patrick's Day!

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!

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An Audit is a Terrible Thing to Waste

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An Audit is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Three bins. One choice. Is the item you’re holding recyclable, compostable or destined for the land fill? Denver Botanic Gardens visitors and employees are faced with this choice every day, thanks to our waste separation initiative. Bins all around the Gardens are labeled as either recycling, composting or landfill trash. Though we make a concerted effort to educate our staff and guests as to where their rubbish can reside, it wasn’t...

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Improvements at the Gardens are a Golden Opportunity

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Improvements at the Gardens are a Golden Opportunity

As any recent guest will note, Denver Botanic Gardens has undergone a major transformation in the last few years. From the new parking structure to a 12-bay greenhouse, things are looking better than ever. Not only has the project enhanced visitor experience, the construction itself is now being recognized. We are thrilled the Gardens is being honored as the recipient of the Gold Hard Hat Award for Best Overall Project...

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Eugenia Bone speaks about the Kitchen Ecosystem Thursday, July 29

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Eugenia Bone speaks about the Kitchen Ecosystem Thursday, July 29

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 Ecosystem at Denver Botanic Gardens at 7:00 p.m.   

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