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limber pine

Cultivating Artistic Expression Through Bonsai 

August 19, 2020 Horticulture Intern

Less than a year and a half ago, I stumbled into hobby gardening as a distraction from stress. My fascination with the alchemy that is plant science and development grew, and I switched my major from

fairy fingers

Documenting Macrofungi in the Lemhi Range

August 12, 2020 Research & Conservation

I have, at different times, been a student intern, volunteer and seasonal employee with the Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi (DBG) at Denver Botanic Gardens since December 2017. This spring I was

Hesperaloe Dasylirion Artemisia

Introducing East Josephine: This Hill Is Alive!

August 5, 2020 Kevin Williams

If you’ve driven past the Gardens on the Josephine Street corridor and glanced eastward, you may have noticed some changes: new plants emerging from a formerly barren hillside, horticulturists gazing

Herbarium

Living in the Limelight

July 29, 2020 Margo Yousse

Thanks to funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Award ID: MA-30-18-0410-18), all of Denver Botanic Gardens’ natural history collections have been safely moved into their new home

Chatfield Farms

Research on the Range

July 23, 2020 Research & Conservation

First, I would like to introduce myself, as this is my first blog post for the Gardens! I am a graduate student getting my master’s degree in Integrative Biology at the University of Colorado at

Blackout poetry

Teen Volunteers Explore Plants and Poetry

July 21, 2020 Trystan Popish

Nature and creativity have long been intertwined. Meticulously cultivated gardens or wild, untamed flora have inspired many writers and poets throughout the ages. In a recent virtual program, plants

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