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

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7 Ways to Prep for a Greener Garden

September 27, 2021 Mario Bertelmann

As the growing season begins winding down, it is time to look ahead to next year and how we can continue improving our gardens and landscapes while becoming more sustainable. Here are 7 easy ways to

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Holiday Parties at the Gardens

September 22, 2021 Special Events

Break out of the boardroom and host your holiday party in a winter wonderland! What better way to celebrate the end of the year with friends, family or colleagues than surrounded by beautiful holiday

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The Magical and Magnificent Mushrooms of 2021

September 20, 2021 Andrew Wilson

Sometimes nature throws you a bone. Too much of the information coming to us these days deals with the troubling reality of climate and struggling ecosystems. But then nature comes around and reminds

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San Luis Acequias: Where Water Is Life

September 17, 2021 Anthony Meluso

In the San Luis Valley of Colorado and New Mexico, the word acequia has deep meanings. Simply put, it is an irrigation ditch. However, it is also a form of government and a way of life. Understanding

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Textile and Tradition in Fervor

September 15, 2021 Exhibits Department

Combining a variety of media, Fervor is a layered sensory landscape dedicated to nature. Embroideries created in response to bird sounds float from the ceiling, mountainous tulle sculptures hold court

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Cover Cropping on the Farm

September 13, 2021 Katie Meyer

In our quest to incorporate more regenerative practices on the farm we have been using cover crops for several reasons. It may seem counterintuitive, but even when we need to rest and regenerate an

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A Garden for the Senses

September 9, 2021 Angie Andrade

Our senses allow us to understand the world around us. By sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing we can intimately experience our surroundings every day. When we enter a garden, our senses come alive

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Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis

September 7, 2021 Ebi Kondo

Native to East Asia, maiden grass Miscanthus sinensis produces silvery tussles in late August, which gives us a hint that the end of summer is coming, soon to be followed by the arrival of fall

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Saving Tiny Plants Through Big Collaboration

August 26, 2021 Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.

As summer is starting to wind down and field season is largely wrapping up, work in the alpine continues. The alpine field season, being higher in elevation, is delayed compared to the flowering

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