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

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Regenerative Agriculture

May 24, 2021 Josie Hart

At Chatfield Farms, as we come out of the worst of the pandemic, the darkest of stormy weeks and the muddiest spring I have seen – the sun finally beams across the verdant and windswept hills of Deer

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Cultural Body Adornment

May 21, 2021 Angela Naumov

Adorning the body with paints and dyes, both temporary and permanent, has been a wide practice around the globe and across centuries. The purpose for these decorations has ranged from culturally

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Food Donation, Now More Than Ever

May 19, 2021 Brien Darby
At Denver Botanic Gardens, we love all things food. Whether working in our community supporting agriculture (CSA) fields, urban farm projects, community garden plots or Le Potager kitchen garden, our
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Wildfire

May 17, 2021 Christina Alba

Nature’s stage is (re)set: How might plant communities respond to disturbance by wildfire? In ecology, the word disturbance has a specific meaning. While our everyday use suggests a disruption to a

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Plant Matchmakers

May 13, 2021 Michael Guidi

Here at the Gardens, our horticulturists are always searching for new and charismatic plants to grow and display. This ambition leads our staff around the globe on exploration trips from Patagonia to

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2020 Science: Year in Review

May 11, 2021 Research & Conservation

Despite the challenges our community faced throughout the global pandemic, the Research & Conservation Department is grateful for the many accomplishments we were able to celebrate in 2020. Our

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Go Public Gardens Days

May 7, 2021 Brian Vogt

We join countless communities across North America to celebrate Go Public Gardens Days. Organized by the American Public Gardens Association, the focus from May 7 through the 16 is on the power of

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The Kindred Spirits of Dalí’s Strange Flora

May 5, 2021 Kevin Williams

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind is now open, and in honor of this exhibition of fanciful botanical prints, we’re highlighting some plants from our living collections that could be kindred spirits

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Operation Pollination: Support Vs. Attract

April 30, 2021 Sonya Anderson

Now that it really feels like spring, some of our early pollinators are more visible: Honeybees have been active on warm days for a while, I’ve heard of multiple hummingbird sightings in the Denver

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

April 28, 2021 Kaitlyn Heinz

Spring flowers have begun to peek out of the ground and show their bright colors, and that means Mother’s Day is right around the corner! The Shop at the Gardens has just the right thing for the mom

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