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Reboot, Refresh and De-stress in the New Year

December 31, 2020 Tiffany Coleman

The end of the year is a traditional time to plan ahead with resolutions, intentions or goal-setting. The Gardens offers a variety of classes and programs in an online format that can start your 2021

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New Year, New Health and Wellness Goals

January 1, 2020 Erin Bird
New Year’s resolutions often are focused on the body, mind and soul and for good reason. The busyness of life can lead to unhealthy eating, decreased exercise and not enough self-care. In line with
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Steppe Grasslands

March 7, 2019 Panayoti Kelaidis
Of the many remarkable changes I’ve witnessed since I first came to work at Denver Botanic Gardens in 1980, none have excited and pleased me more than to watch as our horticultural staff have shifted
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Second Annual Rocky Mountain Steppe Summit

September 7, 2018 Panayoti Kelaidis
Located in the very heart of Denver Botanic Gardens, the Steppe Garden generates much curiosity and interest. The garden, along with the monumental volume “Steppes: The Plants and Ecology of the World
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May Walking Tour - Xeric Bulbs

May 1, 2018 Dan Johnson
For many people the mention of spring bulbs conjures images of an “estate garden” swathed in bands of color: rivers of blue grape hyacinth, fields of sunlit tulips or woodland slopes awash in early
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Tree Diversity and YOU!

February 28, 2017 Panayoti Kelaidis
Everyone says they love trees. Practically every one of the millions of trees in the Front Range was planted by someone. Dutch Elm disease removed most American elms fifty years ago, and Thousand
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End-of-Season Edible Garden Practices

November 7, 2016 Ebi Kondo
We think of fall as the time when the fun of gardening ends for the year; but fall is the best gardening season to be active. Enjoy end-of-season vegetable gardening maintenance practices with these
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Autumn at Denver Botanic Gardens

October 1, 2016 Brian Vogt
We all have favorite seasons. Mine has always been autumn, probably because it’s the time of year I wish would last twice as long. Everything seems mature in the plant world and determined to go out
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Salvia Mundi: 'Sage' advice for you

March 3, 2015 Panayoti Kelaidis
Salvia indica The first salvia to bloom at Denver Botanic Gardens every spring is actually from Western Asia and Turkey rather than India as the name would imply. It shows one extreme of the range of
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The Ice Plant Cometh

September 10, 2014 Panayoti Kelaidis
Delosperma floribundum 'Starburst' There have been a veritable flood of hardy ice plants on the market in recent years, to the point where we have forgotten about some of the worthy old timers. This
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Emerald Ash Borer Infestation

December 19, 2013 Panayoti Kelaidis
Fraxinus americana 'Autumn Purple' (White Ash) "Disaster in slow motion" is a phrase that has been applied to many phenomena including global warming, the collapse of biodiversity, chronic drought

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