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

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End-of-Season Edible Garden Practices

November 7, 2016 Ebi Kondo
We think of fall as the time when the fun of gardening ends for the year; but fall is the best gardening season to be active. Enjoy end-of-season vegetable gardening maintenance practices with these

Autumn at Denver Botanic Gardens

October 1, 2016 Brian Vogt
We all have favorite seasons. Mine has always been autumn, probably because it’s the time of year I wish would last twice as long. Everything seems mature in the plant world and determined to go out

Tour the new Steppe Garden

September 23, 2016 Mike Bone
Welcome to the Steppe Garden. This unique garden showcases plants from steppe regions of the world. The featured steppe regions and associated continents are: South Africa, which is divided into

Christmas in July? Try January.

July 6, 2016 Special Events
It may seem a bit early to be thinking about twinkle lights and hot chocolate, but it’s not too early for Denver Botanic Gardens' Events Department at our York Street location! The dazzling light

Mount Goliath – Nature’s Weathered Beauty

June 22, 2016 Sarada Krishnan
Mount Goliath, the northern shoulder of Mount Evans and located within the Arapaho National Forest, takes my breath away each time I visit. Visitors to this fragile alpine environment can experience

Plants for sale! Plants for sale!

April 26, 2016 Special Events
Each spring for over 65 years, Denver Botanic Gardens has hosted a sale of plants, seeds, bulbs and garden supplies. Hundreds of volunteers and staff members commit their time to selecting plant

Planning a party? Save up to 25% this summer!

April 21, 2016 Special Events
Every day, we see a little more sunshine in the evenings, and we can’t help but get excited for the approaching summer. The Gardens truly shows their colors during the summer months, and we’d love to

Off the Clock: Vintage Victorian

March 25, 2016 Special Events
Pick up your parasol and polish your monocle! Learn about the iconic age of botany at our third Off the Clock event. Vintage Victorian will take place from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016. Come

Icelandic Beginning: Columbines and Poppies

December 4, 2015 Panayoti Kelaidis
This past year I was the recipient of a Chanticleer Garden Scholarship awarded to professionals in Public Gardening, in my case to do a floristic and cultural comparison of two mountains in Greece and

Museum Highlight: Key to Mosses

June 29, 2015 Rick Levy
Before the internet and digital tools became intrinsic of everyday botany, scientists used tools like this punched-card key to identify Colorado mosses. Created by William Weber, former curator of the

Gardens' Internship Program

April 29, 2015 Ann Montague
The whirlwind of spring activities is well underway here at the Gardens but in a few weeks fresh energy in the form of our class of summer horticulture interns will be adding to the mix. Denver

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