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

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Stop and See the Orchids

January 21, 2022 Nick Snakenberg

It is a common misconception that all orchid flowers are highly fragrant. The fact is many orchids have little or no fragrance at all. While taking time to “stop and smell the orchids” may be an

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Think Outside of the Box and in the Gardens

January 18, 2022 Special Events

Redefine what a meeting can look like--it doesn’t just have to be in a boardroom! Why not mix it up with a corporate event in a blissful garden? You can host fundraisers, meetings, seminars, luncheons

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Camp registration is open!

January 13, 2022 Katelin Gaeth

As camp director for both Garden Camps at York Street and Farm Camps at Chatfield Farms, over the years I am constantly inspired by the creativity, compassion and sense of inquiry that children bring

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Plant Evolution in Our Backyards

January 11, 2022 Christina Alba

Plants are masterful problem-solvers because they must adjust to their environment in place. Unlike animals, they can’t simply move to a new location if they are hot, thirsty or under threat from

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The Intuitive Prints of Taiko Chandler

December 30, 2021 Jen Tobias

Taiko Chandler composes her prints experimentally by combining shapes, colors, lines and textures to explore her memories of nature and family. On display in her exhibition The Indelible Garden are

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Beneficial Insects 

December 28, 2021 Royce Hale

When you see an insect in your garden, what is your response? Often people feel that “the only good bug is a dead one” and resort to using pesticides to control insects. Most people do not realize

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Plants of the Winter Solstice

December 21, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

The first day of winter is known as the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year and the longest night. In some very far north countries, daylight lasts only a few hours. In ancient cultures, it

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3 Ways to De-stress This Season

December 17, 2021 Angie Andrade

As the song goes, “It’s the hap-happiest season of alllll!” But is it really? With all the holiday cheer that this season brings, it can also be incredibly overwhelming and stressful. This time of

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December Walking Tour – Winter Displays

December 14, 2021 Jennifer Miller

Scattered about the Gardens are winter displays that celebrate our passion for plants. Many are in homage to summer beds; others showcase the changing textures and colors of fall. All speak to our

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