New Gardener Boot Camp

New Gardener Boot Camp

February 20, 2017 | Featured Instructor
Are you a blank slate when it comes to starting your very own garden? Worried about ending the growing season with a pile of dead plants and sad vegetables? Then join us on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The day will be packed with answers to all those looming and mysterious gardening...Read more
Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory

Top Six Reasons to Take a Tour at the Gardens

February 12, 2017 | 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 New Year's resolutions on your list! Learn something: Gardens staff and docents share their knowledge of our living collections, history, art...Read more

Plant Romance

January 26, 2017 | Erin Bird
Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet, And so are you. This simple, well known love poem may bring a smile or cringe to your face. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and for better or worse, it causes us to think of those we love, lost or hope will someday love us. The rose is an...Read more
2016 Denver Botanic Gardens Horticulture Interns posing with Chihuly sculpture

Horticulture Internships Available

January 24, 2017 | Kevin Williams
How will you spend your summer vacation? Every year Denver Botanic Gardens' Horticulture Department accepts college students from across the country as interns in a rigorous, 10-week horticulture internship. Under the supervision of Gardens’ horticulturists, interns will gain hands-on experience...Read more
Hands planting pansies

Family Workshop: Winter Fairies

January 5, 2017 | Melissa Gula
Fairies are our garden friends! Join us for our Winter Fairies Family Workshop and add a little whimsy to your day as you and your child delve into the enchanting world of garden fairies. Sunday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. – noon and 2-4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 10 a.m. – noon and 2-4 p.m. During the workshop...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

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
Pollinator Week at Denver Botanic Gardens

Pollinator Week is here!

June 20, 2016 | Efrain Leal
Appreciate the big clumsy bumblebees the size of your thumb and swallowtail butterflies gracefully flying through the trees. Oh! And don’t forget about the hummingbirds. They are pollinators too! To celebrate our hardworking winged gardeners, today through Sunday, June 26, Denver Botanic Gardens...Read more

Off the Clock: Vintage Victorian

March 25, 2016 | Special Events
Pick up your parasol and polish your monocle! Learn about the iconic age of botany at our third Off the Clock event. Vintage Victorian will take place from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016 . Come dressed in your best Victorian attire, whether it’s classical, gothic or steampunk. This event caters...Read more

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