Fritillaria meleagris is one of springs unexpected flowers, better know as leper lily.

Stories on Stage Tends a Literate Garden of Hidden Passion

April 22, 2014 | Matt Cole
Spring is a time of coming out. Of coming up. Of unearthing. Of flowering or even bursting with life and passion. I love it in the Gardens because of all the botanical treats, but I love spring yards and landscapes because you finally see what your neighbors have doing. Their bulbs are up, buds are...Read more
anti-aging, facial acupressure, herbs, Sarah Spearman

Garden of Youth

April 13, 2014 | Featured Instructor
Wouldn’t it be lovely to stumble across the legendary “Fountain of Youth” and wake up one day looking and feeling ten years younger? Instead of spending time wishfully hoping for that fountain to appear, you can create your own GARDEN of youth and start moving those clock hands back a little. You...Read more
Dale Chihuly, "Blue and Purple Boat" (detail), 2006
 4 x 22 1/2 x  4',
 New York Botanical Garden, The Bronx, New York

Travel with the Gardens in 2014

April 7, 2014 | Featured Instructor
Did you know that the Gardens has a trips and travel program that features an array of different opportunities to travel with our staff and instructors regionally, nationally, and internationally? Well if you didn’t, keep us in mind as your make your travel plans! This year our education staff has...Read more
Bungalow gardens, cottage garden

Bungalow Gardens

April 4, 2014 | Featured Instructor
The Arts and Crafts movement brought about the clean lines and unfussy patterns of the bungalow style house. Bungalows were first built in England and then migrated to America in the early 1900's along with a changing garden style. With the bungalow came the cottage style garden and some specific...Read more
Fresh and Healthy Salads

Fresh and Healthy Salads

March 28, 2014 | Featured Instructor
Let’s face it – you know you’re supposed to eat more salad, mainly because it’s super-healthy, mostly raw and (usually) packed with vegetables, but you’re bored. You’re disenchanted. You’re ready to break up with salad. It just isn’t thrilling you the way it used to. The spark is gone. But wait! It...Read more
Yoga

Yoga at the Gardens

March 21, 2014 | Featured Instructor
Another growing season begins. Green sprouts begin their ascent towards the sun. Seeds are sown. Earth is tilled and moved. The spring season is symbolic of renewal, growth and vitality. The plant life awakens around Denver Botanic Gardens, and an urban oasis is formed. For decades, the Denver...Read more
Jennifers Garden

The Outliers: 11 Difficult Vegetables to Grow on the Front Range

March 14, 2014 | Featured Instructor
Do you ever feel like you have a brown thumb because you can’t get that one persnickety vegetable to grow? Well, the good news is you're probably not alone. There are several vegetables that are more difficult to grow than others, especially here on the Front Range. This can be because of numerous...Read more
Islamic Garden

Great Gardens Lecture Series: Islamic Gardens

February 21, 2014 | Featured Instructor
We live in such a dynamic and exciting world where everything seems to compete for our attention, gardening and horticulture are one of the activities that many people turn to for escape from the rat race. Long known to be quiet reflective gardens, Islamic gardens have offered throughout the...Read more
More! Tree! Types!

MORE! TREE! TYPES!

February 19, 2014 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Tree Diversity Conference: More Tree Types Friday, March 7 from 9AM-4:00PM (lunch included) Presented by The University of Denver Chester M Alter Arboretum & Denver Botanic Gardens Our u rban forests are under siege from disease, aging canopy, budget constraints and more. Leading experts on...Read more
Rose Morden Sunrise

Roses for Every Garden

February 9, 2014 | Featured Instructor
Receiving a rose bouquet as a gift is very special. Could it be that roses represent so many emotions and are positively linked to specific occasions like birthdays, Valentine's Day, graduations and anniversaries? Or are they special because their blooms are fragrant, beautifully colored and have...Read more

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