York Street gardens will close at noon on Friday, Dec. 6 for a private event and reopen for a sold out Blossoms of Light.
Chatfield Farms will close at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 for a private event and reopen for Santa's Village.

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February Walking Tour - Escape the Winter Cold

February 8, 2018 | Nick Snakenberg
Be sure to stroll the paths of the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory where you can enjoy plenty of non-orchid tropical blossoms. Although we are often focused on beautiful flowers, tropical foliage can have its own special appeal. While stopping to “smell the roses,” why not give a little...Learn more
Peru Discovery - Chapter 5

Peru Discovery - Chapter 5

April 5, 2012 | Nick Snakenberg
For several travelers in our group, today is the day we’ve been looking forward to since we first signed up for this trip. Today we will receive a guided tour of the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel grounds to see the hundreds of orchid plants and flowers being tended by the staff. Since 1975,...Learn more
Peru Discovery - Chapter 4

Peru Discovery - Chapter 4

March 22, 2012 | Nick Snakenberg
I have wanted to visit Machu Picchu since I first glimpsed a photo of it in my 4th grade geography text book. Today, along with the rest of our tireless group, I would get that opportunity. There are many theories of how Machu Picchu was used by the Inca Empire but several are more accepted than...Learn more
Orchid Showcase in Denver Botanic Gardens' Orangery

Orchid Showcase in Denver Botanic Gardens' Orangery

January 31, 2012 | Nick Snakenberg
About this time each year I start itching to see the first blooms of spring. Thankfully, the Orangery at Denver Botanic Gardens is currently loaded with colorful orchid blossoms. Come visit our Orchid Showcase to help quench your thirst for that burst of spring color. Our Orchid Showcase (which...Learn more
This Week at the Gardens: February 25th

This Week at the Gardens: February 25th

February 25, 2011 | Ellen Hertzman

Where Have All The Orchids Gone?

April 8, 2010 | Nick Daniel
Many visitors to the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory have been asking me, "Where are the orchids?" Well, there are still many around the Boettcher Tropical Conservatory, and in just a few months, our new display will be installed and the orchids will be displayed in all of their glory. The...Learn more
Mexican Journal: Day 1 - Morelia

Mexican Journal: Day 1 - Morelia

February 7, 2010 | Sarada Krishnan
Of course, a tour is not complete without visiting a place of botanical interest! So, in finding out that there was an Orchid Museum (Orquidario) within a short distance from our hotel, a few of us plant nerds ended up at the Orquidario. Though the display itself was not very significant, I am now...Learn more
Do You Miss The Cloud Forest Tree?

Do You Miss The Cloud Forest Tree?

June 3, 2009 | Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.
Do you miss the beautiful orchid displays from the Cloud Forest Tree? In order to satisfy your orchid fix before the new greenhouse complex is complete and the orchids return to display, come see many of them as preserved specimens in the Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium. Volunteer Eleanor Von Bargen has...Learn more