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

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Build a Butterfly Garden in 5 Steps

June 24, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

It's National Pollinator Week, and what better way to show local pollinators some love than to create a special habitat just for them? Follow our five easy steps below to build your own butterfly

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Slow Flowers

June 22, 2021 Josie Hart

For many, the term flower farmer is a new one – but for the last 10 years the “slow flowers” movement of producing American grown flowers has been gaining momentum and market share in the flower

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The Queerness of Nature

June 18, 2021 Angela Naumov

Queer /kwir/ differing in some way from what is usual or normal of, relating to, or being a person whose sexual orientation is not heterosexual and/or whose gender identity is not cisgender Those who

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450 Acres of Unexplored Botanical Treasures

June 14, 2021 Jennifer Ackerfield

Denver Botanic Gardens is excited to partner with the Denver Mountain Parks Foundation on a floristic study of the soon-to-be newest Denver mountain park – Axton Ranch – which was recently acquired by

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Success with Succulents

June 10, 2021 Scott Preusser

Succulent plants have fascinated gardeners for many decades, and this trend shows no sign of slowing. There are many attributes that make them a great choice for Denver, and although delving into

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From the Vault: Fred

June 8, 2021 Vera Evenson

When fungal specimens are rare, or large and unique in their shapes, hikers and lovers of Mother Nature’s beauty will usually pay considerable attention to them when they find them in their natural

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The Iris Garden Is in Technicolor Bloom!

June 3, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

This iris collection at Chatfield Farms is in full, stunning bloom! More than 300 varieties in a myriad of colors and combinations are on display. Many rare historical varieties are featured that

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Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration

May 28, 2021 Exhibits Department

Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration features artwork from the students and faculty of the Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration. This exhibition is a rumination on yellow plants that

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