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

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Winter Watering

December 6, 2021 Horticulture Department

If you are familiar with our climate in Denver, you know that we normally experience low precipitation, dry air and a fluctuating range of temperatures during our fall and winter months. As of Monday

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Help the Gardens on Colorado Gives Day

December 2, 2021 Robert Price

We can grow together. Denver Botanic Gardens is excited to announce Colorado Gives Day coming up on Tuesday, December 7. For 24 hours, Colorado comes together to raise funds for local nonprofits and

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Use Blossoms of Light™ Technology at Home

November 30, 2021 Melissa Schaap

When you set foot in Blossoms of Light™, you immediately realize you’re in the presence of something extraordinary. More than a million lights glow and flicker in every imaginable way amidst diverse

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Blossoms of Light, Then and Now

November 23, 2021 Special Events

Launched in the mid-1980s as a way to increase visitation to the Gardens during the winter, Blossoms of Light™ has evolved into a blockbuster, sellout event celebrated as one of the top holiday light

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Our Top 5 Favorite Things About Trail of Lights

November 19, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

Trail of Lights at Chatfield Farms opens Friday, November 26. Here are some reasons why you must experience it for yourself this holiday season. Trail of Lights really is an enchanting, glittering

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Adventures in BG-BASE

November 16, 2021 Horticulture Department

This summer I had the opportunity to work in Denver Botanic Gardens’ database, (BG-Base) entering photos documenting the species in the Rock Alpine Garden. This project gave me a foundational

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Season Reflections on Regenerative Agriculture

November 9, 2021 Maddy Torraca-Jones

At Chatfield Farms, our CSA team is committed to investing in regenerative systems. Amidst mounting threats such as climate and environmental change that cause erratic farming conditions, we seek to

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Sustainable Fall Garden Clean-up

November 5, 2021 Michael Guidi

Autumn is in the air! Fall marks a transition period in our gardens when most perennials, trees and shrubs enter dormancy for the winter, with flower shows giving way to textural and skeletal plant

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