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Are You Curious About Corn?

September 28, 2017 | Heather Pressman
One of my favorite things to eat is corn. I love corn, especially fresh corn. And popcorn. And cornbread. And corn cereal. Basically, I like anything made out of corn. I even love making art projects out of corn! As you can imagine, this means I’m super excited to teach our upcoming Seedlings class...Learn more
Graduate Research Assistant Katherine Fu

Training the Next Generation

September 25, 2017 | Kai Eldredge
2017 Interns and Seasonals in the Research & Conservation Department - Every spring, Research & Conservation gears up for our field season, May to September, by bringing interns and seasonals on-board. They receive training in applied conservation, helping us complete our field work while...Learn more
Lycaste saccata (syn. Lycaste cruenta)

Lycaste Orchids in the Greenhouse

September 22, 2017 | Nick Snakenberg
Denver Botanic Gardens’ orchid collection consists of nearly 1,000 species from over 280 genera. Many of these plants are rotated onto public display but there are specimens in our collections that don’t often make it out of our collection greenhouses. Hopefully, this blog will provide a bit of...Learn more
Fall Plant and Bulb Sale

Bulbs: More Scandalous Than You Think

September 19, 2017 | Special Events
This weekend, gardeners will flock to our annual Fall Plant & Bulb Sale , where scores of spring-blooming bulbs and hardy fall plants will be available for purchase and our horticulturists will offer expert advice on how to grow them. Free admission to the Plant Sale and to the Gardens. This...Learn more

We need your keepsakes!

September 15, 2017 | Johanna Kelly
Denver Botanic Gardens Guild is again collecting keepsakes to sell at the November Winter Gift Market . We are short on jewelry, glass and crystal glassware, however we will be delighted with anything you care to donate! Sales from the Winter Gift Market and the Shop at the Gardens gift shop enable...Learn more
in the Steppe Garden

Plant Mapping in the Steppe Garden

September 12, 2017 | Horticulture Intern
I feel lucky enough to have grown up amid Tennessee’s lush and rolling hills, and more recently to have lived alongside the Great Smoky Mountains. Unsurprisingly, Steppe regions are not commonly discussed in southern Appalachia. So naturally, I gravitated towards the Steppe Garden, mostly because...Learn more
Blossoms of Light Holiday Parties

Make Your Holiday Party Memorable at BOL

August 29, 2017 | Special Events
You bring the party, we’ll bring the hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights! A holiday party at Blossoms of Light is a great way to celebrate the end of the year with your friends, family, or colleagues. Choose from one of four versatile and unique indoor spaces to offer you guests a warm...Learn more
Tiger striped Swallowtail

Butterflies & Buddleja in the Sensory Garden

August 24, 2017 | Magee Headley
While caring for the Sensory Garden, I have enjoyed observing visitors interacting with the multitude of experiential plantings as they move throughout the garden. While human guests are always a welcome sight, the visitors catching everyone’s eye right now are the butterflies. As the high heat of...Learn more
'Woods Blue Goddess' waterlily

Summer in the Water Gardens

August 22, 2017 | Tamara Kilbane
August and September are prime months to see the water gardens in their full glory. This is the season that every water gardener daydreams about during the winter. The design and planning of the displays during those cold, dark months, along with the work of propagating and planting during the...Learn more
Summer Concert Series

Booking Artists for the Summer Concert Series

July 27, 2017 | Special Events
On select evenings each summer, the Gardens transforms into one of Denver’s most unique outdoor venues for the Summer Concert Series. Concert-goers carve out their favorite spots on the grassy slopes of the UMB Bank Amphitheater, wander the Gardens as twilight sets in, and enjoy intimate...Learn more

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