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

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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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The Importance of Cover Crops

July 20, 2021 Royce Hale

I have fond memories of being a child and walking next to Grandpa as he rototilled the garden. There is something comforting about the smell and texture of newly tilled soil. As an adult, though, I’ve

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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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All Things Lavender

July 8, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

Lavender Festival is almost here! What do you know about this versatile plant? Jen Trunce, horticulture manager, Chatfield Farms, shares a little insider info sure to get you excited to see the

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July Walking Tour – Chasing the Shade

July 6, 2021 Cindy Newlander

The heat of June could be eclipsed by even more oven-like temperatures in July. But the Gardens will still beckon your visit. This month’s tour will help you find the coolest spots to hang out while

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Brazil’s Estrada Real

July 2, 2021 Nick Snakenberg

In October 2021, in conjunction with Reefs to Rockies Travel, I will be hosting a group of travelers on a tour of Brazil’s Estrada Real, or Royal Road, from Oct. 3-11. In the 17th and 18th centuries

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Experience Joy all Summer Long

June 30, 2021 Brian Vogt

This summer, perhaps and with fingers crossed, we can take a deep breath and just relax a bit. The past decade, by which I mean the last 12 months, have been grueling. At all four of our locations

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Build a Butterfly Garden in 5 Steps

June 24, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

It's National Pollinator Week, and what better way to show local pollinators some love than to create a special habitat just for them? Follow our five easy steps below to build your own butterfly

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Slow Flowers

June 22, 2021 Josie Hart

For many, the term flower farmer is a new one – but for the last 10 years the “slow flowers” movement of producing American grown flowers has been gaining momentum and market share in the flower

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The Queerness of Nature

June 18, 2021 Angela Naumov

Queer /kwir/ differing in some way from what is usual or normal of, relating to, or being a person whose sexual orientation is not heterosexual and/or whose gender identity is not cisgender Those who

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