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

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Folk Art Tradition at a Large Scale

October 11, 2021 Exhibits Department

This fall, Denver Botanic Gardens hosts four large-scale alebrijes (ah-leh-BREE-hehs) ‒ fantastical hybrid creatures from Mexican folklore, featuring the tail, wings, horns and claws from a variety of

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Ready for a Spook-tacular Fall?

October 7, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

Denver Botanic Gardens hosts tons of fall fun this season! Whether you want a colorful community festival, a Halloween-inspired family event or something spooky, we have it planned. Pumpkin Festival

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Storing Tender Summer Bulbs 

October 5, 2021 Jennifer Miller

Summer bulbs excite me the way that plastic eggs from a giant rabbit vending machine did when I was a child. I get a thrill from anticipating what’s inside— no matter how many times I’ve seen it

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Get Engaged at Blossoms of Light

October 1, 2021 Special Events

Planning your engagement during the most wonderful time of the year? We can help! Start this unforgettable moment by walking down a beautiful pathway full of extravagant holiday lights while spending

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As Above, So Below? The Seedbank of an Urban Canal

September 28, 2021 Research & Conservation

If you are a Denverite and like to walk, you might be familiar with the High Line Canal that runs through the city. The 71 miles of this old irrigation canal make it one of the longest urban trails in

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7 Ways to Prep for a Greener Garden

September 27, 2021 Mario Bertelmann

As the growing season begins winding down, it is time to look ahead to next year and how we can continue improving our gardens and landscapes while becoming more sustainable. Here are 7 easy ways to

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Holiday Parties at the Gardens

September 22, 2021 Special Events

Break out of the boardroom and host your holiday party in a winter wonderland! What better way to celebrate the end of the year with friends, family or colleagues than surrounded by beautiful holiday

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The Magical and Magnificent Mushrooms of 2021

September 20, 2021 Andrew Wilson

Sometimes nature throws you a bone. Too much of the information coming to us these days deals with the troubling reality of climate and struggling ecosystems. But then nature comes around and reminds

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San Luis Acequias: Where Water Is Life

September 17, 2021 Anthony Meluso

In the San Luis Valley of Colorado and New Mexico, the word acequia has deep meanings. Simply put, it is an irrigation ditch. However, it is also a form of government and a way of life. Understanding

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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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