Part Two: A Green Roof in the City

Part Two: A Green Roof in the City

December 2, 2011 | Julie Casault
It is amazing to look back over the past year and see the amazing transformation that Mordecai Children's Garden Green Roof has gone through. Fall 2010: The garden began to establish, welcoming families to experience the alpine ecosystem. Summer 2011: The garden came to life with beautiful color...Read more
Holiday Spirit and Sustainability: The Shop at the Gardens

Holiday Spirit and Sustainability: The Shop at the Gardens

December 1, 2011 | David Rubin
With the opening of Blossoms of Light this week (Dec. 2-Jan. 1), we’re anticipating a bright and festive holiday season at the Shop at the Gardens. In addition to our eye-catching seasonal merchandise and displays, we’re proud to support the Gardens’ core values of transformation, relevance,...Read more
The Green Team offers Garden Plastic Recycling on Free Day - July 19

The Green Team offers Garden Plastic Recycling on Free Day - July 19

July 15, 2011 | Angie Andrade Foster
Your gardens are planted, the rain has your watering covered, but are the piles of plastic containers overflowing in your yard? You know that you want to recycle them, but how? The Green Team of Denver Botanic Gardens will be sponsoring a drop off-site for your garden plastics on July 19 at the...Read more
Celebrating the Earth Family Fun Night

Celebrating the Earth Family Fun Night

April 18, 2011 | Lisa Davis
Families are invited to join us on Earth Day, Friday April 22, to celebrate the many miracles of Mother Earth. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Mordecai Children’s Garden, we’ll have many ways for you to explore, discover and celebrate nature. You’ll learn how to make a difference with special activities...Read more
Green events are not just at Denver Botanic Gardens!

Green events are not just at Denver Botanic Gardens!

April 4, 2011 | Keisha Makonese
Green events are popping up everywhere and not just in gardens. Meeting and event planners are digging deeper to have sustainable events. Here are a few tips to make your event greener: Choose edible centerpieces. Serve local foods. Text invitations to guests. Reuse name badges. Coordinate with...Read more
Be Green on St. Patrick's Day!

Be Green on St. Patrick's Day!

March 9, 2011 | Andrea Thurber
Is donning a shamrock on St. Patrick's Day just not making you feel GREEN enough? Becoming a volunteer with Denver Botanic Garden's Green Team will do the trick!Read more
An Audit is a Terrible Thing to Waste

An Audit is a Terrible Thing to Waste

November 30, 2010 | David Rubin
Three bins. One choice. Is the item you’re holding recyclable, compostable or destined for the land fill? Denver Botanic Gardens visitors and employees are faced with this choice every day, thanks to our waste separation initiative. Bins all around the Gardens are labeled as either recycling,...Read more
Improvements at the Gardens are a Golden Opportunity

Improvements at the Gardens are a Golden Opportunity

October 2, 2010 | David Rubin
As any recent guest will note, Denver Botanic Gardens has undergone a major transformation in the last few years. From the new parking structure to a 12-bay greenhouse, things are looking better than ever. Not only has the project enhanced visitor experience, the construction itself is now being...Read more
Water-Smart Gardening: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

Water-Smart Gardening: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

September 18, 2010 | Sarah Spearman
If a yard or garden looks like it has been transplanted from the desert, does that make it a “water-smart garden?” One might make the assumption that the plants do not need much supplemental water and, therefore, the homeowner is being frugal with his or her water application. This may actually be...Read more
Eugenia Bone speaks about the Kitchen Ecosystem Thursday, July 29

Eugenia Bone speaks about the Kitchen Ecosystem Thursday, July 29

July 26, 2010 | Matt Cole
This year, the Bonfils-Stanton Series has enjoyed a great deal of success by drawing a large audience. And its terrific to see some of that success go to a Colorado author whose work appears in the Denver Post and the New York Times. This Thursday, July 29, Eugenia Bone speaks on The Kitchen...Read more

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