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

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The Iris Garden Is in Technicolor Bloom!

June 3, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

This iris collection at Chatfield Farms is in full, stunning bloom! More than 300 varieties in a myriad of colors and combinations are on display. Many rare historical varieties are featured that

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Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration

May 28, 2021 Exhibits Department

Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration features artwork from the students and faculty of the Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration. This exhibition is a rumination on yellow plants that

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Regenerative Agriculture

May 24, 2021 Josie Hart

At Chatfield Farms, as we come out of the worst of the pandemic, the darkest of stormy weeks and the muddiest spring I have seen – the sun finally beams across the verdant and windswept hills of Deer

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Food Donation, Now More Than Ever

May 19, 2021 Brien Darby
At Denver Botanic Gardens, we love all things food. Whether working in our community supporting agriculture (CSA) fields, urban farm projects, community garden plots or Le Potager kitchen garden, our
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Plant Matchmakers

May 13, 2021 Michael Guidi

Here at the Gardens, our horticulturists are always searching for new and charismatic plants to grow and display. This ambition leads our staff around the globe on exploration trips from Patagonia to

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Spring Cleaning for Your Garden

March 26, 2021 Cassie Doolittle

This feels like a long winter. Not because there have been blizzards every other week, but because COVID-19 has been keeping me cooped up inside binge watching episodes of Magnum P.I., just so I could

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Drew and the Snapdragon of Folly

January 14, 2021 Drew Habig

I didn't expect to have a plant named after me at this point in my life. Not that I didn’t hope that it would happen, eventually. I’ve had maybe just one fantasy of running from fans like I’m in a

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Scientific Engagement in 2021

January 8, 2021 Brian Vogt

There is no doubt that 2020 will go down as one of the roughest, most turbulent years in our history. It is a relief then that we take stock at the end of December and warmly look forward to better

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Host Your Holiday Event at Chatfield Farms

October 26, 2020 Pablo Zacarias
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton, CO has two venues for your holiday event! Whether you have a smaller group or a large company holiday party to plan, we have the perfect spot for
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Research on the Range

July 23, 2020 Research & Conservation

First, I would like to introduce myself, as this is my first blog post for the Gardens! I am a graduate student getting my master’s degree in Integrative Biology at the University of Colorado at

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Scientific Highlights – Now Online

May 11, 2020 Stephanie White
Before the Gardens temporarily closed its doors to the public in response to COVID-19, scientists finished up a publication highlighting the research, conservation and science outreach we have led

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