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

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Anxiously Awaiting Spring

April 14, 2021 Michelle DePrenger-Levin

Spring is the season where I switch from working in the office on a quest to discover patterns in our data that predict the behavior of rare plant populations to venturing out to the field to view

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Dry Shade Solutions

April 12, 2021 Annie Barrow

For many gardeners, dry shade is a difficult area to cultivate. The real trouble with dry shade is that few gardeners are aware of the many groundcovers, perennials and shrubs that excel in these

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Celebrate the Week of the Young Child

April 9, 2021 Melissa Gula

Get ready: April 10-16 is the 50th anniversary of the Week of the Young Child! Sponsored by the National Association of the Education of Young Children, the Week of the Young Child celebrates young

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Take the Workday Outside With a Company Picnic

April 5, 2021 Special Events

Whether your team is working from home or back in the office, now is the perfect time to plan a day together outside at the Gardens. Enjoy all the sights and sounds of spring, from the vibrant blooms

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April Walking Tour – Shady Lane

April 2, 2021 Mario Bertelmann

It is a beautiful spring morning and you have just arrived at Denver Botanic Gardens for a relaxing stroll. The birds are singing, and the spring bulbs are blooming. The trees and shrubs are budding

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The Intersection of Art & Science

March 31, 2021 Brian Vogt

The depth of art programming at the Gardens received a dramatic and obvious boost when galleries in the Freyer – Newman Center opened. At last, we have perfect spaces to display works, with climate

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Gardens for All 

March 29, 2021 Surbhi Kamboj

Each month through Instagram, the Gardens shares Gardens for All, a series that celebrates Denver-area BIPOC making a difference in plant science, conservation, food sovereignty and wellness. In March

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Spring Cleaning for Your Garden

March 26, 2021 Cassie Doolittle

This feels like a long winter. Not because there have been blizzards every other week, but because COVID-19 has been keeping me cooped up inside binge watching episodes of Magnum P.I., just so I could

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Creative Writing Through the Natural World

March 24, 2021 Featured Instructor

In this strained and tormenting year, a quiet, beautiful thing is happening in the forests of Colorado that were recently burned by wildfire. New shoots of trees are exploring the soil for the surface

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