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

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School’s IN for Summer

April 26, 2022 Exhibits Department

Have you explored the first floor of the Freyer – Newman Center and noticed that two of the classrooms look a bit different than the others? Did you wonder just what those rooms were for or why there

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The Dried Flower Revival

March 7, 2022 Jennifer Miller

If dried flowers make you think of withered Miss Havisham and her decaying wedding dress, then it’s time to raise your expectations. Today’s dried flowers are nothing like the faded flowers worn by

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Six Ways to Create Your Own Wellness Adventure

February 21, 2022 Sydney Goldade

Health and wellness used to be limited to physical strength and fitness, but our education team has been challenging that mindset and redefining programming in this sphere. The past two years have

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Read, Wonder, Hope, Inspire

February 18, 2022 Allaina Wallace

The last couple of years have given many of us time for reflection. We have reconsidered where and how we spend our energy and time. For some there has been an opportunity to learn new things, to grow

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Camp registration is open!

January 13, 2022 Katelin Gaeth

As camp director for both Garden Camps at York Street and Farm Camps at Chatfield Farms, over the years I am constantly inspired by the creativity, compassion and sense of inquiry that children bring

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Plants of the Winter Solstice

December 21, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

The first day of winter is known as the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year and the longest night. In some very far north countries, daylight lasts only a few hours. In ancient cultures, it

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3 Ways to De-stress This Season

December 17, 2021 Angie Andrade

As the song goes, “It’s the hap-happiest season of alllll!” But is it really? With all the holiday cheer that this season brings, it can also be incredibly overwhelming and stressful. This time of

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Adventures in BG-BASE

November 16, 2021 Horticulture Department

This summer I had the opportunity to work in Denver Botanic Gardens’ database, (BG-Base) entering photos documenting the species in the Rock Alpine Garden. This project gave me a foundational

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Birdhouse Gourd, Lagenaria siceraria

November 1, 2021 Ebi Kondo

Since Japanese beetles came into to our garden life, it has been almost impossible to keep my grapevines presentable in Le Potager garden; the beetles skeletonize almost all the leaves over summer. It

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