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
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
Green Roof for the West Symposium this Thursday, June 17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Green Roof for the West Symposium this Thursday, June 17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

June 14, 2010 | Matt Cole
This is the week for the Green Roof for the West Symposium! On Thursday, June 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Denver Botanic Gardens opens its doors to a regional conference with international speakers. The Gardens and its co-hosts (the U.S. Green Building Council - Colorado Chapter, Colorado State...Read more

The Payoff for Gardeners

May 25, 2010 | Matt Cole
I'm eating lunch right now. (That's part of the reason there is no picture: you don't need to see me chewing.) And this sandwich is my payoff for being attentive to my gardening. It might seem to be just a leftover from dinner last night, but I know it includes the first harvest of homegrown...Read more
Community Supporting Agriculture at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Community Supporting Agriculture at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

May 21, 2010 | Doris Boardman
Denver Botanic Gardens and Kaiser Permanente have created a first-of-its-kind community supporting agriculture (CSA) program. The community farm will provide fresh local produce to Colorado families. Made possible through a three-year, $500,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente, the CSA will operate as...Read more
David Salman visits Denver Botanic Gardens to celebrate Rocky Mountain Gardens

David Salman visits Denver Botanic Gardens to celebrate Rocky Mountain Gardens

May 17, 2010 | Matt Cole
David Salman has plenty to keep him busy. There are plants to tend, businesses to run, articles and blogs to write (and if you read his blog, there's a rescued puppy named Jarrah who's always ready to play), and certainly an appreciative audience anywhere there are gardeners in the west. We are so...Read more
Denver bike sharing at York Street this week!

Denver bike sharing at York Street this week!

April 20, 2010 | Doris Boardman
Denver B-cycle rolls out this week, and the Mile High City will never be the same. The program launches on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22. The York Street B-Station will be one of 45 to 50 stations with 500 bikes spread across the city. Visit the Denver b-cycle website for more info or to join. We...Read more

Lights, Camera, Blossom at Spring Plant Sale

April 20, 2010 | Allison Kiehl
Strut your stuff and come to the red carpet event that opens this year's gardening season: Denver Botanic Gardens' Spring Plant Sale. All you wonderful VIP’s will enter through the new fabulous group entrance and be greeted by one of our 500 dedicated volunteers. Don’t forget to strike a pose in...Read more
It's a Dog's Life...at Denver Botanic Gardens

It's a Dog's Life...at Denver Botanic Gardens

April 16, 2010 | Past Art Exhibits
(Given from Ollie's Perspective) Pretty much every day is the same for me. I wake up, do backyard squirrel patrol, wag my tail and try to look cute (not too hard for me to do) so my owner will take me on a walk, eat, sleep, and start it all over again the next day. I'm fine with the routine, but it...Read more

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