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Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff. Learn about gardening, horticulture, research, conservation, special events, art, tours and much more. 

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Celebrate Earth Day with Us Sunday, April 21

April 15, 2024 Exhibits Department

Since its inception, Earth Day has been a day to celebrate our wonderful world and advocate for the environment that all life depends upon. The first Earth Day in 1970 saw more than 20 million people

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April Walking Tour – The Joy of Spring

April 10, 2024 Jennifer Miller

Spring arrives like a lovable goof — one day, merrily sending up snowdrops, the next, losing all concentration and leaving us knee-deep in snow. Yet, even on the snowiest day, there’s a current of

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Join Us for World Water Day, March 23

March 19, 2024 Exhibits Department

Here at Denver Botanic Gardens, water is woven into everything we do, whether we’re planting water-smart gardens, conducting research at Deer Creek near Chatfield Farms or educating the public about

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Join Us for Orchid Day, February 11

February 6, 2024 Exhibits Department

“We admire it for its grotesqueness, its curious arrangement of parts, because it is unlike anything else—in short, because it is an Orchid.” -Lena Leslie, Vick's Illustrated Monthly Magazine, 1888

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Sunday Strings Sounds Like a Dream

January 30, 2024 Exhibits Department

What does my perfect Sunday look like? Waking up a little late, grabbing a coffee and exploring art as local musicians play in the background sounds like a dream to me. As it turns out, dreams do come

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An All-Hands-On-Deck Attitude

January 18, 2024 Brian Vogt

The transition from one year to the next is often filled with celebrations and time for reflection. At the Gardens, we are all filled with gratitude and a keen determination to do everything we can to

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