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December in the Japanese Garden

December 7, 2016 | Ebi Kondo
The name of the Japanese Garden at Denver Botanic Gardens, 松風園 Sho-Fu-En, means ‘The garden of pine and wind’ and was inspired by the Rocky Mountain wilderness. During our growing season, we often think of evergreens as a background to colorful flowers and leaves. Winter precedes the vivid colors...Read more

Your Holiday Shopping Can Benefit the Gardens

December 6, 2016 | Development Department
Nov. 1 through December 24, 2016 at Neiman Marcus in Cherry Creek Shopping Center! Denver Botanic Gardens is honored to be the 2016 recipient of Neiman Marcus Denver’s Love to Give Collection. Between now and December 24, do your holiday shopping at Neiman Marcus Denver, located at 3030 East 1st...Read more

Colorado Gives Day is December 6

December 6, 2016 | Development Department
Colorado’s largest one-day online giving event is here! Your gift to the Gardens Fund on Colorado Gives Day provides important support for our core programs, including spectacular horticultural displays, research, conservation and world-class art exhibitions. Not to mention our wide-reaching...Read more
The Shop at the Gardens Tent Sale

Save An Additional 25% at The Shop’s Pre-Holiday Sale!

December 1, 2016 | Sean Mahoney
Who needs the mall and waiting in line for generic gifts when you’ve got The Shop at the Gardens! A longtime favorite shopping destination for members, neighbors and gift seekers alike, The Shop is your one-stop-holiday-shop. Now, to make shopping with us extra sweet, we’ve marked down everything...Read more
popular jewelry collection can be found at incredible prices including sparkly gemstone and sterling necklaces by Patricia Locke, cool metal cuffs by Alkemie, funky beaded accessories by CalaMarie and much more.

The Shop at the Gardens Pre-Holiday Sale Starts Nov. 10

November 9, 2016 | Sean Mahoney
We know what you’re thinking, “Holiday shopping? I’m still wearing shorts!” But despite the sunny Colorado weather, the days are flying by and the holidays are just around the corner. Lucky for you, the Shop at the Gardens is having a special pre-holiday tent sale filled with goodies for every...Read more

End-of-Season Edible Garden Practices

November 7, 2016 | Ebi Kondo
We think of fall as the time when the fun of gardening ends for the year; but fall is the best gardening season to be active. Enjoy end-of-season vegetable gardening maintenance practices with these tips: The cool weather-loving fall crops—lettuce, spinach, arugula, radish and cabbage—should be...Read more

Autumn at Denver Botanic Gardens

October 1, 2016 | Brian Vogt
We all have favorite seasons. Mine has always been autumn, probably because it’s the time of year I wish would last twice as long. Everything seems mature in the plant world and determined to go out in a blaze of glory. Autumn at Denver Botanic Gardens has definitely reached a new level in recent...Read more
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Tour the new Steppe Garden

September 23, 2016 | Mike Bone
Welcome to the Steppe Garden. This unique garden showcases plants from steppe regions of the world. The featured steppe regions and associated continents are: South Africa , which is divided into summer rainfall habitat, winter rainfall habitat and cultivated material. Central Asia , which exhibits...Read more
Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory

Top Six Reasons to Take a Tour at the Gardens

September 20, 2016 | Karina Nabors
By taking a tour – be it an overview of the Gardens, a specific botanic theme or behind-the-scenes info on an art exhibition – you can check off all these goals on your list! Learn something: Gardens staff and docents share their knowledge of our living collections, history, art exhibitions and...Read more

What is the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD)?

September 19, 2016 | Brian Vogt
Up until 30 years ago, you would have been hard pressed to find great examples of metropolitan cooperation. Years of political wrangling between and among Denver and the suburbs resulted in bitterness and rancor. Finally, the regional economy took a dramatic slide and desperation gave birth to...Read more

End of the Season Sale

September 16, 2016 | Sean Mahoney
Pots, Statuary and Fountains 30% Off! Now through Sunday, Sept. 25 - Summer is nearly gone which means it’s time for The Shop at The Gardens annual outdoor sale! Along with shorter days and cooler temperatures comes one of The Shop’s most anticipated sales events. Starting today, all outdoor pots,...Read more

Butterflies at Chatfield

September 9, 2016 | Angie Jewett
Enjoy the last few days of Butterflies at Chatfield . Sunday, Sept. 25 is the last day the exhibit will be open this year at Chatfield Farms. The exhibit is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily (last entry at 3 p.m.). As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, the residents of Butterflies at...Read more

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