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

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Deer Creek Restoration Project

July 22, 2019 Research & Conservation
Rivers and their neighboring ecosystems are very important for plants and animals – especially in the American West where surface water is limited. Native plants in riverine ecosystems provide food

Monet’s Waterlilies

July 20, 2019 Tamara Kilbane
Following an unusually cool and wet spring, summer has finally made an appearance at the Gardens. Throughout our ponds, waterlilies are putting on a spectacular show, with hardy varieties taking

High Line Canal Summer Bioblitz Update

July 8, 2019 Research & Conservation
Denver Botanic Gardens and The High Line Canal Conservancy have partnered this summer to educate local citizens about the High Line Canal and plant biodiversity and identification this summer. So far

July Walking Tour - Climbing Plants

July 2, 2019 Mario Bertelmann
Summer has finally arrived and Denver Botanic Gardens is beaming with flowers, visitors and events! This is a peak time to visit and enjoy the wide variety of gardens and plants it has to offer

The Gardens’ Urban Food Initiatives

June 28, 2019 Brian Vogt
Let’s pause for a moment and think—really think—about food. It punctuates and often defines important times in our lives, yet it is also an essential, daily element of our lives. It wasn’t always

Designed on Nature

June 21, 2019 Erin Bird
Inspired by nature, 15 undergraduate students in the Environmental Design University of Colorado Boulder (CU-ENVD) designed and built an outdoor classroom in Mordecai Children’s Garden over the course

Lessons in Wilderness First Aid

June 17, 2019 Stephanie White
In April, staff from the Research & Conservation Department closed the office for two days and embarked on an intensive wilderness first aid course. As collectors of plant and fungal specimens, seeds

Spring Bonsai Exhibition

June 13, 2019 Larry Jackel
The seventh annual Spring Bonsai Exhibition features Les Siroky. This exhibition is on view in the Bill Hosokawa Bonsai Pavilion at the Gardens Saturday, June 15 through Sunday, June 23 and is

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