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This Week at the Gardens: November 11th

This Week at the Gardens: November 11th

November 11, 2011 | Ellen Hertzman
Winter gold

Winter gold

January 24, 2011 | Panayoti Kelaidis
There are many peccadilloes that annoy sensitive horticulturists: seeing street trees butchered because of bad placement or powerlines, for instance. For me, it's seeing grasses in shopping centers chopped back to crewcuts by the acre in early fall. One of the great visual pleasures of winter is...Learn more
This Week at the Gardens: January 21st

This Week at the Gardens: January 21st

January 21, 2011 | Ellen Hertzman
This week, Nick has been busy creating a new display called "Succulents under the Sea." This slightly tongue-in-cheek title refers to the look of the display, located in the entrance to Marnie’s Pavilion, which will combine unusual non-hardy succulents with lava rock to create a distinctly...Learn more
Winter Gardens: Week of December 18th

Winter Gardens: Week of December 18th

December 17, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
Winter Interest - What Is It? Part One.

Winter Interest - What Is It? Part One.

November 19, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
Much like gardening in the challenging Colorado climate, finding winter interest in our gardens is about broadening our minds to expand our idea of what is beautiful. I chuckle when I think of the Gardens visitor who demanded a refund after spending a January afternoon here. “Everything’s dead!” he...Learn more
Don't Miss It! Week of January 16th

Don't Miss It! Week of January 16th

January 15, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
• You can just feel the excitement (well, I can!) in the Lilac Garden, where fat buds cover the bare twigs of the Lilacs (mostly Syringa var). These flower buds have been developing since shortly after last year’s lilac bloom was finished (which is why you want to prune your lilac immediately after...Learn more