Tulips at Denver Botanic Gardens

Disfruta de una visita guiada gratuita en español el 14 de abril, 2019 (SCFD Día libre)

April 11, 2019 | Victoria M. Cuéllar
Ya se aproxima la primavera. Los tulipanes y los lirios están empezando a florecer y nuestra exhibición de arte en los Jardines está casi lista para su debut ante el público. Acompáñeme el domingo 14 de abril, nuestro siguiente día libre, para dar un paseo por los Jardines. ¡Daré dos visitas...Learn more
Tulipa praestans ‘Shogun’

April Walking Tour - Bulbs, Bulbs and More Bulbs

April 8, 2019 | Sonya Anderson
Bulbs are one of my very favorite flowering plants. Maybe my favorite. It’s hard to commit to only one favorite. But if a plant has an underground storage organ holding the entire life cycle of the plant inside it, I’m probably going to like it. In the Central Asian section of the Steppe Garden in...Learn more
Pelargonium sidoides in the Tissue Culture Lab

Preserving Plants Using Our Tissue Culture Lab

April 5, 2019 | Jameson Coopman
Plants get viruses just like humans, but how do we take care of a sick plant? It is difficult, but necessary, for some special plants like Pelargonium sidoides (South African geranium). We only have two in our entire collection! These individuals were grown from seeds obtained from Katse Botanical...Learn more
Kids planting pansies

Be a Household Elf at the Gardens

April 2, 2019 | Melissa Gula
How can you help save the environment? Join us at the Gardens on April 13 for our Household Elf Girl Scout Exploration Day to find out! Through scavenger hunts, crafts and hands-on activities, Scouts will learn ways to save energy, conserve water and reduce waste. When: Saturday, April 13, 2019;...Learn more
Off the Clock: Believe it or Not

A Party Where We’ll Trick You On Purpose

April 1, 2019 | Special Events
For our final Off the Clock event of the season, we are celebrating misdirection and the mysterious. Plants and people are masters of illusion, and our own minds play tricks on us constantly. Fortunately, the results are often entertaining! Join us for an evening of entertainment where nearly...Learn more
Summer Discount Days

Save Big on Private Events: New Summer Dates Just Released at York Street

March 26, 2019 | Special Events
Almost any day of the summer, you can count on seeing a wedding, a baby shower, a corporate party or another private event nestled into one of our spectacular venues at York Street. In fact, on most days, you’ll see more than one! Luckily enough, despite the fact that we have been booking summer...Learn more
Miltonia Alysen Ono 'Eileen'

Denver Orchid Society Show and Sale

March 22, 2019 | Nick Snakenberg
Mass produced orchids have become more and more common at grocery and box stores across the country and are a great introduction to the orchid hobby. But if you’ve been looking for something a bit more exotic to add to your collection, have questions about orchid culture, or if you just want to see...Learn more
Felling a tree in the Steppe Garden

What Horticulturalists Do in the Off-Season

March 11, 2019 | Jameson Coopman
When their gardens are blanketed in snow, what do the horticulturists at Denver Botanic Gardens do? Well, for starters, they still garden! When the temperature is above freezing, our dedicated horticulturists are still pruning, removing plant debris and impeccably maintaining gardens for the coming...Learn more
Play On! Performing Arts

Play On! Performing Arts at the Gardens

February 28, 2019 | Featured Instructor
Calling all young aspiring actors! Gardening and performing arts come together to spark creativity and imagination in this new five week program series designed for children ages 5-10. Participants use Jeffery L. Schatzer’s book “The Runaway Garden” as creative inspiration to create an ensemble-...Learn more
Quercus Borealis Ruba

Diversify: Casting a Positive Shadow on Our Tree Future

February 25, 2019 | Panayoti Kelaidis
You may not think you’re much of a tree aficionado, but try doing without fruit (apples, oranges, peaches, mangos—you name it) and nuts (almonds, walnuts, cashews), or building a house and furniture without the benefit of trees. Remove the trees from a city, and the heat island effect skyrockets—...Learn more

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