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

Holly Parrot

How Did I Get Here? A Mid-life Career Change

October 30, 2020 Holly Parrott

And you may ask yourself, well How did I get here? “Once in a Lifetime” by Talking Heads I found myself asking this very question back in 2010. I’m guessing most of us ask ourselves what type of

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The Language of Flowers During Challenging Times

October 28, 2020 Horticulture Intern

My internship did not happen the way I expected: masks, social distancing, cancelled events and field trips. As the Therapeutic Horticulture Intern, I dreamed of working with a variety of people in

Chatfield Farms Trail of Lights

Host Your Holiday Event at Chatfield Farms

October 26, 2020 Pablo Zacarias
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton, CO has two venues for your holiday event! Whether you have a smaller group or a large company holiday party to plan, we have the perfect spot for
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Holidays at the Shop at the Gardens

October 22, 2020 Kaitlyn Heinz

The leaves have changed color and colder weather is soon to arrive, which means one thing: The holidays will be upon us before we know it. With the uncertainty of how the coming holidays will be

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Día de los Muertos at Home: Create an Altar

October 20, 2020 Tiffany Coleman

Sweet: Her happy-go-lucky disposition, endearing awkwardness, and ability to make you feel like the most special person in the room. Bitter: The gaping, empty space she has left behind. 2020 has been

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Mycology, Then and Now

October 14, 2020 Vera Evenson

The amazingly diverse kingdom of Fungi has recently gained increased attention from the world of bioscience, nature lovers and citizen scientists. Because of brilliant new technologies developed in

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Celebrate Día de los Muertos Virtually

October 9, 2020 Tiffany Coleman

Día de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday that takes place November 1-2. At the Gardens, we’ve been celebrating the Day of the Dead for the past decade with folklórico dancers, mariarchi

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Perennial Planting in the Fall

October 7, 2020 Brooke Palmer

There is something about breathing in the cool, crisp air of late September mornings, wearing light sweaters, sipping on warm, seasonal drinks and enjoying the gentle, warm colors of reds, yellows and

Blossoms of Light

Pop the Question at Blossoms of Light

October 1, 2020 Megan Kuehn

Whether you are the one on bended knee or the one saying “Yes!”, getting engaged is a moment that you will never forget. Let the private events team at York Street help you create that unforgettable

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