Featured Garden of the Week: Western Panoramas

Featured Garden of the Week: Western Panoramas

July 8, 2009 | Sarada Krishnan
As you enter the Gardens, creating a sense of place are the three landscapes bordering the three sides of the Amphitheatre. Exhibiting dominant tree species of Colorado’s three major life zones; the plains, foothills and subalpine are the Cottonwood, Ponderosa and Bristlecone Borders respectively,...Read more
How do we care for collections during construction?

How do we care for collections during construction?

July 1, 2009 | Sarada Krishnan
According to Botanic Gardens Conservation International, botanic gardens are defined as “institutions holding documented collections of living plants for the purposes of scientific research, conservation, display and education.” Plant collections form the heart and soul of a botanic garden and how...Read more
Featured Garden of the Week: Schlessman Plaza and Fragrance Garden

Featured Garden of the Week: Schlessman Plaza and Fragrance Garden

June 29, 2009 | Sarada Krishnan
My favorite garden this week is the Schlessman Plaza and Fragrance Garden, which along with the El Pomar Waterway and the O’Fallon Perennial Walk constitutes the Romantic Gardens. This garden is currently at peak bloom and the newly painted stucco walls provide a bold background that helps the...Read more
Featured Garden of the Week: Sho-Fu-En (Japanese Garden) – Celebrating 30 years

Featured Garden of the Week: Sho-Fu-En (Japanese Garden) – Celebrating 30 years

June 22, 2009 | Sarada Krishnan
Denver Botanic Gardens’ Japanese Garden is an authentic traditional Japanese garden reflecting the unique environment of its Colorado setting. The garden is named Sho-Fu-En, meaning “garden of the pines and wind,” both of which are typical of the natural environment of Colorado. The main feature of...Read more
Featured Garden of the Week: Roads Water-Smart Garden

Featured Garden of the Week: Roads Water-Smart Garden

June 17, 2009 | Sarada Krishnan
Standing as testimony that gardening in Colorado does not have to be dull and boring is the Roads Water-Smart Garden, which is currently bursting in color. Bursts of yellow, purple, pink, orange and white are dotted throughout this garden. Meticulously cared for by our Curator of Native Plants, Dan...Read more
Featured Garden of the Week: Lilac Garden

Featured Garden of the Week: Lilac Garden

June 6, 2009 | Sarada Krishnan
Denver Botanic Gardens is home to over 300 taxa (which includes hybrids and cultivars) of about 69 species of Iris. This diversity is distributed throughout the Gardens, though a majority is displayed in the Lilac Garden. Situated almost in the middle of our grounds, the irises in this garden are...Read more
Blue Poppy in Bloom

Blue Poppy in Bloom

June 4, 2009 | Cindy Newlander
Do You Miss The Cloud Forest Tree?

Do You Miss The Cloud Forest Tree?

June 3, 2009 | Jennifer Ramp Neale
Do you miss the beautiful orchid displays from the Cloud Forest Tree? In order to satisfy your orchid fix before the new greenhouse complex is complete and the orchids return to display, come see many of them as preserved specimens in the Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium. Volunteer Eleanor Von Bargen has...Read more
Springing into Spring with your Dog

Springing into Spring with your Dog

May 31, 2009 | Past Art Exhibits
To this date, our most popular post continues to be one that Elizabeth Bublitz of Paw-Friendly Landscapes wrote on 'Paw-Friendly Gardening.' Luckily for us, she is back in blogging mode and sending us new posts! Here is one for those of you who have or want to install a garden fence. If you enjoy...Read more

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