Purple Mt. majesty

Purple Mountain Majesty

May 21, 2014 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Purple Mountain sun daisy at City and County Building For over a decade the Master Gardeners of Denver and I maintained a low water garden in front of the City and County Building in the Civic Center of Denver. It was with mixed feelings that I saw this replaced a few years ago with a much simpler...Read more

Dodged the bullet!

May 13, 2014 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Allium karataviense var. henrikii All that snow! and the temps have not seemed to drop too much below freezing. My pond at home hasn't had even a skim of ice, and the tender green leaves around town look pretty good. I think we dodged the bullet. The snow paints some lovely pictures around our...Read more
The Best Time to Be a Member

The Best Time to Be a Member

March 15, 2013 | Membership Department
Winter is almost over, however there are still lots of options for enjoying the Gardens. Be sure to see some of the thousands of spring bulbs that are starting to bloom throughout the Gardens! The Mordecai Children’s Garden just opened for the season. If you have kids, the Children’s Garden is an...Read more
Bulbs are blooming at Denver Botanic Gardens!

Bulbs are blooming at Denver Botanic Gardens!

March 6, 2013 | Maria Bumgarner
What I enjoy most about early blooming bulbs is the element of surprise. I am not sure why, but each year these early performers seem to bloom intensely and catch me off guard. The flower size seems so large for the small leaves of the plant, and the fact that they naturalize and produce colorful...Read more
Membership: Rewarding on So Many Levels

Membership: Rewarding on So Many Levels

January 25, 2013 | Membership Department
When you decide to become a member of Denver Botanic Gardens, you might be thinking about the many visits you will enjoy with friends and family: enjoying the Orchid Showcase and the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory on a cold blustery day in the winter, the warm evening strolls in the...Read more
Global Gardens - Family Fun Night

Global Gardens - Family Fun Night

April 27, 2012 | Digger the Marmot
Families are invited to join us on Saturday, May 5 to explore Japanese, Native American and Mexican cultures in Mordecai Children’s Garden from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Families will have the opportunity to plant a garden to take home with them, discover the Japanese art of Gyotaku, and enjoy a snack from...Read more
Share Spring with a Friend!

Share Spring with a Friend!

March 27, 2012 | Membership Department
While April has its share of showers The Gardens has its share of flowers. To keep on with this sharing trend, Please share our beauty with a friend! After enjoying leaf, bud, and tree And your pal is impressed (as we know they will be), Say: “As lovely as these paths are in the spring, You should...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
Part One: A Green Roof in the City

Part One: A Green Roof in the City

November 26, 2011 | Julie Casault
As construction began on the Mordecai Children's Garden in winter of 2010, it was hard to imagine the future of the space. Few had the opportunity to see the construction and engineering that created the garden that we see today. The parking structure became a foundation for what would become a one...Read more

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