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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Join Us for Orchid Day, February 11

February 6, 2024 Exhibits Department

“We admire it for its grotesqueness, its curious arrangement of parts, because it is unlike anything else—in short, because it is an Orchid.” -Lena Leslie, Vick's Illustrated Monthly Magazine, 1888

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Denver Botanic Films' Latest Documentary

February 5, 2024 Tiffany Coleman

If I were to tell you to close your eyes and think of your favorite tree, what would it be? Maybe it’s the tree that you planted in memorial for a loved one, the tree you stand under at the bus stop

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Sunday Strings Sounds Like a Dream

January 30, 2024 Exhibits Department

What does my perfect Sunday look like? Waking up a little late, grabbing a coffee and exploring art as local musicians play in the background sounds like a dream to me. As it turns out, dreams do come

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Celebrating 55 Years of Volunteer Service

January 24, 2024 Jennifer Ackerfield

Loraine Yeatts, one of our most dedicated volunteers in the Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium of Vascular Plants , recently celebrated a remarkable milestone: 55 years of unwavering service. Loraine’s

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An All-Hands-On-Deck Attitude

January 18, 2024 Brian Vogt

The transition from one year to the next is often filled with celebrations and time for reflection. At the Gardens, we are all filled with gratitude and a keen determination to do everything we can to

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Know a Girl Scout? Help Her Go Green!

January 8, 2024 Education Department

Calling all Brownie Girl Scouts who are looking to “go green.” On Saturday, February 3, join us at Denver Botanic Gardens for our Household Elf Girl Scout Exploration Day and learn how your scout can

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