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

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Regenerative Soil

April 22, 2022 Rutger Myers

Among the building blocks that form a regenerative system at Chatfield Farms, soil is the foundation. Perhaps the most important measurement of a “regenerative soil” is carbon sequestration, or how

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City Nature Challenge: Meet Your Neighbors

April 20, 2022 Anthony Meluso

We cordially invite you to participate in this year’s City Nature Challenge, April 29 – May 2. It’s an opportunity to take a closer look at the life that’s all around us – and make some introductions

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The Relevance of Biodiversity Data

April 6, 2022 Rick Levy

The digital age gave us a new dimension that infiltrates nearly all aspects of our existence. But, as we navigate this decade, the bearing that nature holds on our everyday lives has reestablished

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A Case for Defining Regenerative Agriculture

March 22, 2022 Jason De Pecol

It’s no secret that organic food is trendy. But why? Consumers believe that organic is better for the environment and better for their health. In some cases, this is true, in others, not so much

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Why DNA? Inside the Genetics Laboratory

March 11, 2022 Andrew Wilson

The opening of the Freyer – Newman Center in 2020 provided Denver Botanic Gardens with numerous new spaces such as classrooms, art galleries and library. Another new space is the genetics laboratory

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Unique finds in Colorado’s flora

February 10, 2022 Jennifer Ackerfield

Our knowledge of the flora of Colorado is ever evolving, thanks to continued botanical explorations to under-surveyed areas of the state. Recently, two new species were added to the list of plants

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