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Shhh, A Child is Growing

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Shhh, A Child is Growing

The following blog post was written by Josh Gold, a Gardens member and proud supporter of Mordecai Children's Garden. The first time I entered Mordecai Children's Garden, I was taken aback by this hidden gem in the Mile High City. A garden on a rooftop? Yeah, maybe in New York but not in Denver. As I entered the garden on top of the new parking structure at Denver Botanic Gardens,...

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From a Dream to a Legacy

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From a Dream to a Legacy

Colorado has always been a great source of pride for me. I am a native of this beautiful state and find its natural environment therapeutic. Despite moving out of state for school or work, I often found myself returning to my home state. I knew I would eventually settle here as I envisioned my future. I had dreams of having a family; taking my children hiking on Mount Evans, exploring...

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Celestial Celebrations Family Fun Night with NASA

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Celestial Celebrations Family Fun Night with NASA

Families are invited to join us on Friday, September 23 to explore space and discover what it is like to be an astronaut. Our special guest, NASA, will be featuring special space-related activities.  From 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Mordecai Children’s Garden, there will be many ways for families to explore, discover and celebrate space.

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Camp Out in the Mordecai Children's Garden this Fourth of July

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Camp Out in the Mordecai Children's Garden this Fourth of July

Cottonwood Campouts take all the stress and worry out of camping.  You supply the tent, sleeping bags and kids, we supply the fun!  We’ll help you get your tent set-up next to Springmelt Stream and then fill the evening with fun activities such as Orienteering and Pond Exploration.  We’ll even make granola bars for breakfast the next morning. Prior to turning in for the evening, we’ll gather around the campfire...

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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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Mordecai Children's Garden on a cold spring day

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Mordecai Children's Garden on a cold spring day

Hello Friends! Brrrrrrrr! It sure was chilly this morning when I woke up. The Children’s Garden looked much different today than it did when I woke up yesterday morning. The ground was covered with just a hint of snow and the trees and daffodils were covered in just enough ice to make them sparkle. I have been busy overseeing construction of the Home Harvest Garden. Our gardeners and amazing group of volunteers have...

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Mordecai Children's Garden Open This Weekend!

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Mordecai Children's Garden Open This Weekend!

Hello Friends! What a wonderful winter I had snuggled up in the Mordecai Children’s Garden waiting for the first signs of spring. I knew it was time to come out of hibernation when I felt the warm sunshine and saw little flowers popping up by Pipsqueak Pond! I am excited that my friends will be visiting the Children’s Garden again this weekend. When you stop by the Children’s Garden make sure to...

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Garden Camps for Kids

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Garden Camps for Kids

Garden Camps offer kids the perfect opportunity to dig into the world of plants, science and nature for a week.  This year’s camps offer opportunities to go behind the scenes and meet the professionals, design and plant a garden, travel back in time and experience life on a working farm, explore trees and forests from around the world and so much more.  Whether your child is a budding scientist, a...

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