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Tour the New Art Galleries

October 12, 2020 Karina Nabors

Have you seen the new art galleries yet? Why not come see them in the company of a curator or a docent? Learn about Fred the Fungus, see a book that dates to the Renaissance, wander through a ghost

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Celebrate Día de los Muertos Virtually

October 9, 2020 Tiffany Coleman

Día de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday that takes place November 1-2. At the Gardens, we’ve been celebrating the Day of the Dead for the past decade with folklórico dancers, mariarchi

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Perennial Planting in the Fall

October 7, 2020 Brooke Palmer

There is something about breathing in the cool, crisp air of late September mornings, wearing light sweaters, sipping on warm, seasonal drinks and enjoying the gentle, warm colors of reds, yellows and

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Pop the Question at Blossoms of Light

October 1, 2020 Megan Kuehn

Whether you are the one on bended knee or the one saying “Yes!”, getting engaged is a moment that you will never forget. Let the private events team at York Street help you create that unforgettable

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Cracking the Sustainability Code

September 29, 2020 Melissa Schaap

Have you met Digger the Marmot? As the mascot for Mordecai Children’s Garden at Denver Botanic Gardens, he’s always ready for adventure—and even though the Children’s Garden is currently closed, he’s

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The Gardens: My Employer, My Therapy

September 14, 2020 Trystan Popish

Every spring, I eagerly await the tulips blooming at the Gardens. Usually in April, the Annuals Garden and Pavilion explodes in color, cascades of beautiful tulips and complementary flowers officially

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Discover the Season with a Gardens Tour

September 10, 2020 Emily Badway

September is a month of transitions as school is back in session, as summer turns to autumn, and as our horticulturists begin preparations in the Gardens for the cold season. The plants themselves are

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Cultivating Artistic Expression Through Bonsai 

August 19, 2020 Horticulture Intern

Less than a year and a half ago, I stumbled into hobby gardening as a distraction from stress. My fascination with the alchemy that is plant science and development grew, and I switched my major from

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