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Transfers in the sterile flow hood.

Test Tube Nature

November 8, 2019 | Horticulture Intern
My time here at Denver Botanic Gardens has been nothing short of profound expression. As a spectator in the Gardens, it feels like a dream. Through the eyes of a summer intern, I am a dreamworker—carefully curating the vision embodied by the Gardens. This institution emphasizes the importance of...Learn more
Blossoms of Lights

Popping the Question? We Can Help!

November 5, 2019 | Special Events
If you’re planning the perfect proposal for the love of your life, there’s no better setting than Blossoms of Light . Our Merry & Bright engagement package includes everything you’ll need to make your special moment even more magical – except for the ring, of course! The Merry & Bright...Learn more
 Rosa ‘Tuscany Superb’ rose hips

November Walking Tour - Persistent Fruit

November 1, 2019 | Cindy Newlander
While many may prefer the bright and garish flowers found in the height of summer, November’s offerings come in a different form – persistent fruit. You might be familiar with orchards of apples, peaches or pears that were harvested in late summer and early fall. This month’s tour will look at...Learn more
Teen volunteers

Teens at the Gardens!

October 29, 2019 | Melissa Gula
In anticipation of the completion of the Freyer – Newman Center, which will house a newly constructed library, research labs and art galleries, Denver Botanic Gardens is hosting teen-only focus groups with teens ages 13-18. The new spaces in the Freyer – Newman Center will provide opportunities for...Learn more
ECHO Summit

Every Child, Every Place, Everywhere

October 17, 2019 | Melissa Gula
Denver Botanic Gardens is proud to announce that on October 26 we will be hosting the third annual Early Childhood Health Outdoors (ECHO) Summit. ECHO supports providing all young children with daily access to quality outdoor environments to encourage healthy growth and development. ECHO is a...Learn more
Glow at the Gardens

The Mysterious History of the Jack-o’-Lantern

October 16, 2019 | Special Events
In just a few days, the Gardens will dress up for Halloween for Glow at the Gardens™ , our nighttime celebration of all things pumpkin. Using all real pumpkins grown by local farmers, our team of pumpkin artists will create nearly a dozen larger-than-life pumpkin sculptures, hand-carved showpiece...Learn more
Blossoms of Lights

Think You Can Wait to Book Your Holiday Party? Think Again!

October 4, 2019 | Special Events
The tradition of gathering together in the winter months goes back almost as far as humanity itself. Today, that tradition is celebrated by families, friends, and even by companies and organizations that want to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of their team over the past year...Learn more
An aerial drone image of the Secret Passage bed of the Welcome Garden.

The Life of a Plant Mapper

October 2, 2019 | Horticulture Intern
To my friends in college I was always the crazy plant lady with a baby palm tree in her apartment, but I’ve found that here at Denver Botanic Gardens I’m the least “planty” of the plant people. I just finished my degree in Environmental Science & Policy at Chapman University in Southern...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
Girl Scout Exploration Day - Junior “Gardener”

Girl Scout Exploration Day - Junior “Gardener”

September 12, 2019 | Melissa Gula
Calling all aspiring gardeners! Join us at Denver Botanic Gardens on Sept. 21, 2019 for our 4th annual Junior “Gardener” Girl Scout Exploration Day. Scout Exploration Days offer scout troops the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities and take-home...Learn more

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