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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Know a Girl Scout? Help Her Go Green!

January 8, 2024 Education Department

Calling all Brownie Girl Scouts who are looking to “go green.” On Saturday, February 3, join us at Denver Botanic Gardens for our Household Elf Girl Scout Exploration Day and learn how your scout can

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Join us for camp!

January 2, 2024 Katelin Gaeth

The education team at the Gardens is excited to welcome families back for our 2024 spring and summer camp programs! Our camps, for children ages six to 12, combine STEM and art activities with daily

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Reconnecting with My Roots

November 20, 2023 Research & Conservation

I was born in Mexico City; my family and I arrived at the U.S. when I was just 8 years old. Eighteen years had passed since I’d been in my native country, but last May, I finally returned to Mexico to

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Tropical Plant Mapping and Curatorship Internship

October 13, 2023 Horticulture Department

My love and familiarity in tropical and subtropical climates drew me to the tropical plant-mapping internship at Denver Botanic Gardens. I was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and moved to Colorado

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Rock Alpine Curation and Mapping Internship

September 12, 2023 Horticulture Department

I am incredibly grateful to have been selected for the Rock Alpine Garden curation and mapping internship position at Denver Botanic Gardens. I looked forward to coming to work every day and getting

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The Art of the Viewing Stones

May 19, 2023 Larry Jackel

The art of viewings stones, previously associated with bonsai in the United States, is gaining in popularity with a small but enthusiastic group of practitioners. Viewing stones are valued based on

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