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Spring garden

Spring Into Your Vegetable Garden

March 27, 2020 | Brien Darby
If you’ve recently found yourself in possession of a lot of free time and the need to stay close to home, this is the perfect opportunity to start your vegetable garden off on the right foot. Here is your checklist for March and April: Garden cleanup: If it didn’t happen last fall, clear out any...Learn more
Fall Plant and Bulb Sale

So I Want to Plant Some Bulbs – Help!

September 24, 2019 | Special Events
With the temperatures still soaring into the high 80s, it’s hard to believe that it’s already time to prepare our gardens for fall bulb planting. But, if a thriving bed of brilliant or pastel blooms is your goal for this spring, now is the time to begin! Our annual Fall Plant & Bulb Sale is the...Learn more
Spring Plant Sale

Shopping for Succulents at Spring Plant Sale? Here’s How to Not Kill Them

May 6, 2019 | Special Events
There is, perhaps, no group of plants more in vogue right now than succulents. These stunning arrangements of greens, dusty blues, purples and pinks are found not only in pots but on cakes , cookies and even in hairstyles . The Gardens even has evening workshops on Botanical Jewelry: Wearable...Learn more
Container Garden in a Bag at Spring Plant Sale

Design Your Perfect Container Garden at Spring Plant Sale

May 5, 2018 | Special Events
Whether you have a tiny apartment balcony, a weathered urban stoop, or a broad, wrap-around deck, container gardening is a great way to be creative and experiment with new plants and designs. The possibilities and combinations are endless, and each gardener has a unique style and vision. At our...Learn more

Garden Myths and Secrets

January 21, 2015 | Featured Instructor
The use of passed down pearls of wisdom and urban garden myths to improve plants and landscapes is as common as homemade cold and flu recipes. Has someone in your garden circle suggested some fool-proof miracle cure, product or technique to fix what’s ailing your plant or make it grow better? We’ve...Learn more
The Shop at the Gardens

The Shop at the Gardens, Westword’s 2014 ‘Best of Denver’ Gift Shop

May 6, 2014 | Dianne Denholm
It’s so easy to swing by York Street for free parking, convenient walk-in shopping, and therapeutic daydreaming at the beautiful Shop at the Gardens. Admission to the Shop at the Gardens is free. In addition to great cards to go with your gifts…there are bounties of not-so-ordinary gift ideas!...Learn more
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...Learn 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...Learn more
July is Smart Irrigation Month

July is Smart Irrigation Month

July 3, 2012 | Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd
July – the month we celebrate America’s independence… and efficient irrigation? While the second occasion may not get as much attention as the first, there are plenty of ways to mark Smart Irrigation Month this July. The Irrigation Association (IA), which represents manufacturers of irrigation...Learn more
Home Harvest Garden

Home Harvest Garden

December 13, 2011 | Julie Casault
Growing vegetables can be one of the most gratifying gardening experiences. It is amazing to watch seeds, bulbs, and small plants grow to become a productive food harvest. For children, this can be the first exposure to horticulture and a very educational experience in nutrition, health and science...Learn more

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