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

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Furthering Diversity in Our Collections

March 19, 2021 Anna Kongs

When we look at our gardens, in our forests and at our landscapes, diversity is what creates the beauty and health of these ecosystems. When we at the Helen Fowler Library look at our collections, we

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Let the Gardens Inspire Your Outdoor Spaces

March 16, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

Does this deep freeze have you daydreaming of warmer weather ahead? Our outdoor collection is beginning to arrive at the Shop at the Gardens. This spring, we have so many new designs and décor

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8 Ways to Add Whimsy to any Room This Spring

March 8, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

Next weekend we spring ahead with Daylight Saving Time! That means soon we'll be waving winter goodbye and welcoming warmer weather. What better way to bring spring into your home than with some

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From the Vault: Hidden in the Herbarium

March 4, 2021 Helen Fowler Library

Inspired by the fantastic stories of collections highlighted in the 2020 exhibition From the Vault: Wonders and Oddities from the Gardens' Collections, staff working with art, library and natural

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March Walking Tour – What's in Bloom

March 1, 2021 Annie Barrow

You may be surprised to learn that many species of plants produce flowers in March, from bulbs to the lesser-known variety of perennials, shrubs and ornamental trees that offer fragrance and color in

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Operation Pollination

February 25, 2021 Sonya Anderson

Would you like to help save pollinators? In this new monthly series, I will show you some of the pollinators in our region, the plants that nurture them and what you can do to support them. Why am I

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The Victorian Meaning of Flowers

February 23, 2021 Bridget Blomquist

The Victorian Era was a time rich in technological advances, steeped in following proper social graces and following many rules in which to act. Courtship was regimented, long and had many watchful

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A Botanical Librarian’s Story

February 18, 2021 Allaina Wallace

This Representation blog series began on Juneteenth last year. The contributions of Black, Indigenous and People of Color have been historically underrepresented, if shared at all, a fact that most

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Winter Watering in Colorado

February 17, 2021 Mario Bertelmann

Why water your garden in the winter? Colorado winters can vary dramatically when it comes to snowfall and precipitation totals. In the Mile High City and its surrounding suburban communities, any snow

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It’s Hooting Season!

February 15, 2021 Featured Instructor

Great horned owls have been spotted at the Plains Conservation Center! As days begin to lengthen, Colorado’s earliest nesters start to court each other. Most birds wouldn't think of breeding just as

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