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

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Representation in Botany and Horticulture

June 19, 2020 Kathryn Downing

The Gardens' mission is to connect people with plants. The actions we take in pursuit of that mission are guided by our core values, one of which remains especially relevant today: diversity. We have


Mindful Walks: Spring

April 14, 2020 Angie Andrade Foster
Although it feels like the whole world has changed in the last month—and in a lot of ways it has—nature remains the same. The progression of nature carries on, plants keep growing and seasons are

Use Your Tax Refund to Support the Gardens

February 25, 2020 Robert Price
You can now use your tax refund to support Denver Botanic Gardens. Starting this year, Coloradans who receive a state income tax refund will have a chance to donate all or some of it to a local

Hungry, Hungry Houseplants

February 18, 2020 Jameson Coopman
Few plants have garnered the interest of the home horticulturist as much as the charismatic Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula). We horticulturists here at Denver Botanic Gardens are no exception, and

New Year, New Health and Wellness Goals

January 1, 2020 Erin Bird
New Year’s resolutions often are focused on the body, mind and soul and for good reason. The busyness of life can lead to unhealthy eating, decreased exercise and not enough self-care. In line with

Thank You For Your Donation to the Gardens!

December 11, 2019 Robert Price
Colorado Gives Day was December 10 but it’s not too late to make your gift to Denver Botanic Gardens. If you already made your gift, THANK YOU! The difference you make is profound. Your gift will help

Top Six Reasons to Take a Tour at the Gardens

March 29, 2018 Caitlin Hogg
By taking a tour – be it an overview of the Gardens, a specific botanic theme or behind-the-scenes info on an art exhibition – you can: Learn something: Gardens staff and docents share their knowledge

Nothing Gold Can Stay: Tree Diversity Matters!

March 1, 2018 Panayoti Kelaidis
Right this minute, despite the cold snaps of recent days, the glorious Cornelian Cherry (Cornus mas) at Denver Botanic Gardens’ Romantic Gardens is shimmering with golden glory. It reminds me of

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