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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. 

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Little Golden Books Take Me Back

October 25, 2023 Exhibits Department

I loved books before I knew how to read. I’d plunk down on my family’s shaggy grey carpet to thumb through bright pages of animals dressed like people or fairy tale forests full of magical plants and

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Ansel Adams: Revealing Nature in All Its Glory

June 27, 2023 Exhibits Department

Ansel Adams (1902–1984) is virtually synonymous with landscape photography. His majestic photographs highlight the grandeur of the American wilderness and convey his lifelong support for conservation

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Botanical Illustration = Art + Science

February 15, 2023 Exhibits Department

Experience artworks by instructors and students from Denver Botanic Gardens School of Botanical Art & Illustration in Flora: Scientific Botanical Illustrations of Colorado Plants, on view now at the

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Denver Botanic Films Presents "Amache Rose"

February 13, 2023 Tiffany Coleman

Imagine walking across the high plains desert, no water as far as the eye can see, the tumbleweeds and dust plumes kicked up by the wind the only movement in the landscape. Your path takes you across

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The Intuitive Prints of Taiko Chandler

December 30, 2021 Jen Tobias

Taiko Chandler composes her prints experimentally by combining shapes, colors, lines and textures to explore her memories of nature and family. On display in her exhibition The Indelible Garden are

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Textile and Tradition in Fervor

September 15, 2021 Exhibits Department

Combining a variety of media, Fervor is a layered sensory landscape dedicated to nature. Embroideries created in response to bird sounds float from the ceiling, mountainous tulle sculptures hold court

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Casting Nature: The Process of Yoshitomo Saito

July 23, 2021 Exhibits Department

I like the fact that bronze can look like stone, mineral, wood, fabric or plastic. It can become something else. -Yoshitomo Saito Tokyo-born artist Yoshitomo Saito started working in bronze in 1983

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Salvador Dalí’s Strange Fruit Garden

July 15, 2021 Exhibits Department

On view at the Gardens through August 22, Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind features prints of strange and fanciful plants by renowned Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí. Mixing flora with the artist’s

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