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

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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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Winter in the Natural History Collections

January 26, 2022 Margo Yousse

Activities in Denver Botanic Gardens’ Research and Conservation Department are highly influenced by the seasons. Scientists at the Gardens take advantage of the entire growing season by collecting

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Stop and See the Orchids

January 21, 2022 Nick Snakenberg

It is a common misconception that all orchid flowers are highly fragrant. The fact is many orchids have little or no fragrance at all. While taking time to “stop and smell the orchids” may be an

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Think Outside of the Box and in the Gardens

January 18, 2022 Special Events

Redefine what a meeting can look like--it doesn’t just have to be in a boardroom! Why not mix it up with a corporate event in a blissful garden? You can host fundraisers, meetings, seminars, luncheons

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Camp registration is open!

January 13, 2022 Katelin Gaeth

As camp director for both Garden Camps at York Street and Farm Camps at Chatfield Farms, over the years I am constantly inspired by the creativity, compassion and sense of inquiry that children bring

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Plant Evolution in Our Backyards

January 11, 2022 Christina Alba

Plants are masterful problem-solvers because they must adjust to their environment in place. Unlike animals, they can’t simply move to a new location if they are hot, thirsty or under threat from

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The Intuitive Prints of Taiko Chandler

December 30, 2021 Jen Tobias

Taiko Chandler composes her prints experimentally by combining shapes, colors, lines and textures to explore her memories of nature and family. On display in her exhibition The Indelible Garden are

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