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Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff.

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Support the Gardens on Colorado Gives Day

December 1, 2022 Robert Price

Together, we do so much more. Denver Botanic Gardens is excited to announce Colorado Gives Day coming up on Tuesday, December 6. For 24 hours, Colorado comes together to raise funds for local

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November Walking Tour – Gimme Shelter

November 7, 2022 Kevin Williams

As the weather turns cold, we seek coziness, covering ourselves in layers of clothing, nestling into blankets and if we’re fortunate, taking sanctuary in heated habitations. When it comes to the

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Proposing? We have just the spot!

October 12, 2022 Special Events

If you are thinking about proposing this holiday season, we have a beautiful, private spot where you can pop the question surrounded by merriment and love. During Blossoms of Light, you can reserve

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October Walking Tour – Western Shrubscapes

September 28, 2022 Michael Guidi

The American West is a shrubby place. Our region’s arid climate and ecology limits the growth of trees, leaving grasslands and shrublands to reign supreme. Our dry shrublands are alive with varying

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Host an Unforgettable Holiday Party

September 15, 2022 Special Events

Now is the time to plan your holiday party! Celebrate this year’s accomplishments by spending time laughing, connecting and sharing with your colleagues. The Gardens has multiple outstanding spaces

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The night-blooming Peruvian cactus

September 5, 2022 Horticulture Department

Pencils and paper out! It’s time for a pop quiz! What kind of critter would you guess pollinates a plant that blooms at night? If you guessed a moth or a bat, you get an A. One of my favorite plants

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The return of Lil' Stinker

June 17, 2022 Nick Snakenberg

The first corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum) to bloom in cultivation was grown at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and blossomed in 1889. Even though more than 130 years have passed, it wasn’t

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May Walking Tour – Cool Season Vegetables

May 3, 2022 Ebi Kondo

Mid-April is the time we start planting spring vegetables in Le Potager. All the vegetables have been propagated from seeds during the cold winter days in our greenhouse by our talented propagation

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