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The Dried Flower Revival

March 7, 2022 Jennifer Miller

If dried flowers make you think of withered Miss Havisham and her decaying wedding dress, then it’s time to raise your expectations. Today’s dried flowers are nothing like the faded flowers worn by

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March Walking Tour – Woodland Mosaic

March 1, 2022 Mario Bertelmann

Believe it or not, March is here, and spring is upon us. And come spring, the most exciting place in Colorado to be is Denver Botanic Gardens! As the days grow longer again and the weather warms

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Make the most of your veggie garden!

February 24, 2022 Maddy Torraca-Jones

There may be snow on the ground, but the CSA team at Chatfield Farms is gearing up as spring gets closer and closer. As I seeded kale for transplanting in the greenhouse on Monday, I realized with

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Six Ways to Create Your Own Wellness Adventure

February 21, 2022 Sydney Goldade

Health and wellness used to be limited to physical strength and fitness, but our education team has been challenging that mindset and redefining programming in this sphere. The past two years have

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Read, Wonder, Hope, Inspire

February 18, 2022 Allaina Wallace

The last couple of years have given many of us time for reflection. We have reconsidered where and how we spend our energy and time. For some there has been an opportunity to learn new things, to grow

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Unique finds in Colorado’s flora

February 10, 2022 Jennifer Ackerfield

Our knowledge of the flora of Colorado is ever evolving, thanks to continued botanical explorations to under-surveyed areas of the state. Recently, two new species were added to the list of plants

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Minimizing Food Waste

February 8, 2022 Josie Hart

The Depression-era expression “Waste not, want not” hangs in my mother’s pantry, and even though she didn’t grow up during the Great Depression, she was raised with those values and passed them along

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Tips for a Greener Lifestyle  

February 3, 2022 Annet Willigenburg

At the Gardens, we constantly try to increase our sustainability efforts. The full scope of sustainable living is immense and making the right decisions can sometimes get overwhelming. Think of

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