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. 


Designed on Nature

June 21, 2019 Erin Bird
Inspired by nature, 15 undergraduate students in the Environmental Design University of Colorado Boulder (CU-ENVD) designed and built an outdoor classroom in Mordecai Children’s Garden over the course

Purple Mountain Majesty

May 21, 2014 Panayoti Kelaidis
Purple Mountain sun daisy at City and County Building For over a decade the Master Gardeners of Denver and I maintained a low water garden in front of the City and County Building in the Civic Center

The Best Time to Be a Member

March 15, 2013 Membership Department
Winter is almost over, however there are still lots of options for enjoying the Gardens. Be sure to see some of the thousands of spring bulbs that are starting to bloom throughout the Gardens! The

Membership: Rewarding on So Many Levels

January 25, 2013 Membership Department
When you decide to become a member of Denver Botanic Gardens, you might be thinking about the many visits you will enjoy with friends and family: enjoying the Orchid Showcase and the Boettcher

Share Spring with a Friend!

March 27, 2012 Membership Department
While April has its share of showers The Gardens has its share of flowers. To keep on with this sharing trend, Please share our beauty with a friend! After enjoying leaf, bud, and tree And your pal is

From a Dream to a Legacy

November 8, 2011 Doris Boardman
Colorado has always been a great source of pride for me. I am a native of this beautiful state and find its natural environment therapeutic. Despite moving out of state for school or work, I often

Mordecai Children's Garden Open This Weekend!

March 4, 2011 Melissa Gula
Hello Friends! What a wonderful winter I had snuggled up in the Mordecai Children’s Garden waiting for the first signs of spring. I knew it was time to come out of hibernation when I felt the warm

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