The Weekly Bloom: Week of April 24

The Weekly Bloom: Week of April 24

April 23, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
• Blossoms: Redbud (Cercis canadensis) is blossoming throughout the Gardens, with gorgeous specimens in the Japanese Garden, Romantic Garden, and near the Rose Pergola. Redbud was thought to be impossible to grow here in Colorado just 40 years ago, but now we see them all over town. Unlike most...Learn more
Wonders never cease!

Wonders never cease!

April 23, 2010 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Of course, this being Colorado, no one wants to say it yet. But I am bold! So let me say thisLearn more
Timothy Standring does not contain his enthusiasm for Henry Moore

Timothy Standring does not contain his enthusiasm for Henry Moore

April 22, 2010 | Kim Manajek
Kicking off our curator series on Wednesday, May 12 , Timothy Standring from the Denver Art Museum will join us for what will undoubtedly be a no-holds-barred, frank discussion about Henry Moore's work at Denver Botanic Gardens. Limited reservations are available to take a walk with Timothy around...Learn more
Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2010 | Past Art Exhibits
Did you know that in April we celebrate not only Earth Day (today! April 22!) but it is also Children & Nature Awareness Month? The Children & Nature Network, which began the first Children & Nature Awareness Month three years ago is an organization that explores different ways to get...Learn more
Denver bike sharing at York Street this week!

Denver bike sharing at York Street this week!

April 20, 2010 | Doris Boardman
Denver B-cycle rolls out this week, and the Mile High City will never be the same. The program launches on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22. The York Street B-Station will be one of 45 to 50 stations with 500 bikes spread across the city. Visit the Denver b-cycle website for more info or to join. We...Learn more
Introduction to GPS Mapping class this weekend--join us

Introduction to GPS Mapping class this weekend--join us

April 20, 2010 | Michelle DePrenger-Levin
What are you doing this weekend? If you’re like us (Research and Conservation at the Gardens), you’re getting ready to head out and find some rare and beautiful plants to study this summer. A good way to prepare for that might be our Introduction to GPS mapping class this Saturday from 1-4 p.m. In...Learn more

Lights, Camera, Blossom at Spring Plant Sale

April 20, 2010 | Allison Kiehl
Strut your stuff and come to the red carpet event that opens this year's gardening season: Denver Botanic Gardens' Spring Plant Sale. All you wonderful VIP’s will enter through the new fabulous group entrance and be greeted by one of our 500 dedicated volunteers. Don’t forget to strike a pose in...Learn more
Of Course! Corydalis

Of Course! Corydalis

April 20, 2010 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Everybody knows bleeding hearts (Dicentra) but their cousins, Corydalis, are rarely found in Colorado Gardens. Denver Botanic Gardens is helping change all that. The largely drought tolerant genus Corydalis contains hundreds of species (compared with just a dozen or so of the moisture loving...Learn more
The Weekly Bloom: Week of April 17

The Weekly Bloom: Week of April 17

April 16, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
• Blossoms: Forsythia is glowing all over Denver now. View a particularly beautiful bank of these golden blooms in the Romantic Garden just next to the Waring Gate. You can’t miss the white flowers of Flowering Pear (Pyrus calleryana), one of the most popular street trees around here for its pear-...Learn more
It's a Dog's Life...at Denver Botanic Gardens

It's a Dog's Life...at Denver Botanic Gardens

April 16, 2010 | Past Art Exhibits
(Given from Ollie's Perspective) Pretty much every day is the same for me. I wake up, do backyard squirrel patrol, wag my tail and try to look cute (not too hard for me to do) so my owner will take me on a walk, eat, sleep, and start it all over again the next day. I'm fine with the routine, but it...Learn more

The Good, The Bad, and The Hungry - Insect Control in the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory

April 15, 2010 | Nick Daniel
Have you ever wondered what types of insect pests we have in the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory, and how we deal with them? Well, for all of you entomologists out there today is your lucky day. I will briefly cover some of our pests and pest management strategies in the Boettcher Tropical...Learn more
Eat healthy and give back to the Gardens at the same time!

Eat healthy and give back to the Gardens at the same time!

April 14, 2010 | Doris Boardman
Want to eat some fresh, innovative food while giving back to the Gardens tomorrow, Thursday, April 15? If you are going to dine, dine to donate!Learn more

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