Floriade 2012: Theme Education and Innovation

Floriade 2012: Theme Education and Innovation

June 1, 2012 | Sarada Krishnan
The Dutch horticulture sector is a leader in innovation and a global trendsetter. Through agricultural education, the Netherlands spreads and exchanges skills and knowledge. This section showcases the interaction between education and innovation in horticulture through display gardens and hands-on...Learn more
Floriade 2012: Theme Environment

Floriade 2012: Theme Environment

May 31, 2012 | Sarada Krishnan
Throughout the Floriade Park, deliberately designed themed gardens are surrounded by large expanses of lawn interspersed with colorful flower borders. Though the season was just beginning with annuals just being planted, most of the borders were very attractive in a combination of purple and red...Learn more
Peru Discovery - Conclusion

Peru Discovery - Conclusion

May 16, 2012 | Nick Snakenberg
We awoke at four o’clock to a very light rain and are hopeful that it will not be too much to keep the parrots from descending upon the clay lick this morning. After a short boat ride up river to a sand bar, we hiked to research blinds located a hundred meters or so from the clay lick and settled...Learn more
Plant Conservation Day

Plant Conservation Day

May 14, 2012 | Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.
Join us in the Gardens on Saturday May 19 to celebrate Plant Conservation Day. The third week in May holds many opportunities to celebrate our rare and native plant species in Colorado. Not only is it Celebrating Wildflowers week, a week to get out and enjoy wildflowers in bloom on public lands in...Learn more
Madagascar Discovery – The Trip of a Lifetime!

Madagascar Discovery – The Trip of a Lifetime!

May 10, 2012 | Sarada Krishnan
Since the separation of the tectonic plate from Africa 165 million years ago and from India at the end of the Cretaceous period about 70 million years ago, Madagascar has been evolving in isolation leading to the emergence of numerous and distinct forms of plants, animals, and geological features...Learn more
Cherry Blossom Blitz

Cherry Blossom Blitz

March 22, 2012 | Rebecca Hufft, Ph.D.
With the beautiful, warm weather recently I have spent a lot more time outside and have enjoyed watching the first signs of spring every where I look. My chives are coming up in the garden and my lilacs are leafing out. Here at the Gardens there are so many plants starting to bloom, from the...Learn more
From a Dream to a Legacy

From a Dream to a Legacy

November 8, 2011 | Doris Boardman
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...Learn more

Another successful field season for the Research & Conservation department

October 18, 2011 | Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.
The changing of the seasons is marked in the Research & Conservation department not only by the fact that the days are getting noticeably shorter, but by the fact that we have all returned indoors for the year. The growing and collecting season has dwindled for our botanists and mycologists,...Learn more
Sterling Ranch: A Sustainable Partnership

Sterling Ranch: A Sustainable Partnership

September 23, 2011 | Sarada Krishnan
As we look for ways to conserve our natural resources and create sustainable communities, Denver Botanic Gardens in partnership with Sterling Ranch has helped create low-water sustainable landscapes at their demonstration site at Allis Ranch in Douglas County. Sterling Ranch will be Colorado’s...Learn more
Denver Botanic Gardens co-hosts the Center for Plant Conservation Annual Meeting

Denver Botanic Gardens co-hosts the Center for Plant Conservation Annual Meeting

April 15, 2011 | Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.
Last week we were honored to co-host the Center for Plant Conservation Annual Meeting along with the National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation (NCGRP) in Fort Collins. Conservation professionals from more than 20 botanic gardens, federal agencies, and organizations across the country...Learn more

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