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

Herbarium

Living in the Limelight

July 29, 2020 Margo Yousse

Thanks to funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Award ID: MA-30-18-0410-18), all of Denver Botanic Gardens’ natural history collections have been safely moved into their new home

Chatfield Farms

Research on the Range

July 23, 2020 Research & Conservation

First, I would like to introduce myself, as this is my first blog post for the Gardens! I am a graduate student getting my master’s degree in Integrative Biology at the University of Colorado at

Blackout poetry

Teen Volunteers Explore Plants and Poetry

July 21, 2020 Trystan Popish

Nature and creativity have long been intertwined. Meticulously cultivated gardens or wild, untamed flora have inspired many writers and poets throughout the ages. In a recent virtual program, plants

Tour

Dig Deeper Into the Gardens With Tours

July 15, 2020 Karina Nabors

Hopefully you’ve enjoyed some of the monthly self-guided walking tours we post here, but did you know that you can join a tour led by a docent volunteer guide or a staff member? These one-hour tours

Aquilegia caerulea specimen

Home Is Where the History Is

July 13, 2020 Stephanie White

While the Freyer – Newman Center has yet to open to the public, we have been diligently working behind closed doors to transfer non-living collections to their new homes in the Center. These

Gerald Fauske NDSU

Diagnostic Discovery: Part 2

July 9, 2020 Horticulture Intern

HOW TO IDENTIFY FLEA BEETLES I identified the flea beetle in part one of this two-part series as the western black flea beetle (Phyllotreta pusilla), which is the most damaging flea beetle in Colorado

western black beetle

Diagnostic Discovery: Part 1

July 7, 2020 Horticulture Intern

As a graduate student intern at the Gardens this summer, I spend Monday mornings working with different horticulturists and their gardens. On June 9, I was in the Plant Select® garden with its

Victorian Secret Garden

July Walking Tour - Container Displays

July 2, 2020 Jennifer Miller

Now that it’s July and seedlings have had time to root in, container displays around the Gardens are taking off -- bulking up in size, spilling over edges and launching flower stalks. Come with me as

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