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Holidays at the Shop at the Gardens

October 22, 2020 Kaitlyn Heinz

The leaves have changed color and colder weather is soon to arrive, which means one thing: The holidays will be upon us before we know it. With the uncertainty of how the coming holidays will be

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Día de los Muertos at Home: Create an Altar

October 20, 2020 Tiffany Coleman

Sweet: Her happy-go-lucky disposition, endearing awkwardness, and ability to make you feel like the most special person in the room. Bitter: The gaping, empty space she has left behind. 2020 has been

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Mycology, Then and Now

October 14, 2020 Vera Evenson

The amazingly diverse kingdom of Fungi has recently gained increased attention from the world of bioscience, nature lovers and citizen scientists. Because of brilliant new technologies developed in

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Celebrate Día de los Muertos Virtually

October 9, 2020 Tiffany Coleman

Día de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday that takes place November 1-2. At the Gardens, we’ve been celebrating the Day of the Dead for the past decade with folklórico dancers, mariarchi

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Perennial Planting in the Fall

October 7, 2020 Brooke Palmer

There is something about breathing in the cool, crisp air of late September mornings, wearing light sweaters, sipping on warm, seasonal drinks and enjoying the gentle, warm colors of reds, yellows and

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Pop the Question at Blossoms of Light

October 1, 2020 Megan Kuehn

Whether you are the one on bended knee or the one saying “Yes!”, getting engaged is a moment that you will never forget. Let the private events team at York Street help you create that unforgettable

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Cracking the Sustainability Code

September 29, 2020 Melissa Schaap

Have you met Digger the Marmot? As the mascot for Mordecai Children’s Garden at Denver Botanic Gardens, he’s always ready for adventure—and even though the Children’s Garden is currently closed, he’s

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