Helen Fowler Library

Exploring Colorado with the Helen Fowler Library

May 21, 2018 | Anna Kongs
With every new year comes resolutions to make us better versions of ourselves. And with every new season, we set new goals to support those annual commitments. Every spring I tell myself “I’m going to explore Colorado more. I’m going to go hiking, camping, and learn the name of every wildflower I...Learn more
Reviewed: "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens"

Reviewed: "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens"

February 21, 2012 | David Rubin
The following review comes to us from Maggie Lee, a New Mexico-based garden designer quite familiar with drought-tolerant plants. In their new book, "Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens," Lauren Springer Ogden and Scott Ogden offer a unique resource of 200 adaptive plants ranging from trees to...Learn more
Phlox: the All American genus

Phlox: the All American genus

November 29, 2011 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Phlox multiflora var. depressa on Gore Pass (pink phase) Phlox multiflora is one of my favorite Colorado phloxes due to the great variability in flower color. The picture above and below were taken this past June in Routt County on Gore Pass, but you could walk over miles of this phlox in North or...Learn more
Shop at the Gardens Now Open!

Shop at the Gardens Now Open!

August 3, 2009 | Doris Boardman
Yet another BRAND NEW experience is waiting for you at Denver Botanic Gardens. The Gardens has opened a new gift shop, Shop at the Gardens. The entire gift shop was re-designed from the ground up to offer our visitors the most sustainable, creative, unique garden and gift products in Denver. Come...Learn more
World-Building with James Gurney

World-Building with James Gurney

February 27, 2009 | Matt Cole
People love to use their imagination to create new worlds. It doesn't matter if its a child creating a fairy garden or a grown-up gardener contemplating a new design for the spring: world-building is a favorite activity of almost everyone. And the right blend of imagination and realistic techniques...Learn more