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Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff. Learn about gardening, horticulture, research, conservation, special events, art, tours and much more. 

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The Spring Awakening of the Prairie Garden

April 14, 2023 Grace Johnson

When arriving at Chatfield Farms in early spring – especially during the months of March and April – the prairie gardens surrounding the Earl J. Sinnamon Center may seem rather drab. Unlike some of

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Discover the Joys of Spring at York Street

April 10, 2023 Special Events

Spring is a time of renewal, and what better way to celebrate the season than by visiting the beautiful gardens at York Street. As the tulips begin to bloom, the birds start singing and new plants

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Spring is here! Join us as a community scientist.

April 5, 2023 Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.

As the days grow longer and warmer, we start looking for the telltale signs that spring is arriving – birds chirping, trees leafing out, lilac buds, bulbs emerging out of the damp soil. As you observe

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April Walking Tour – Spring in Oak Grove

April 3, 2023 Mike Holloway

One of my favorite places during spring at Denver Botanic Gardens is Oak Grove. It represents everything I love about spring: the color green, rebirth and colorful flowers, just to name a few. When I

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How to Plant a Successful Garden

March 28, 2023 Tiffany Coleman

A gorgeous garden flush with leafy greens, aromatic herbs and colorful vegetables bursting with flavor is a wonderful thing. There is nothing like picking a ripe tomato right from the vine and

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Regenerative Farming All Over the World

March 21, 2023 Maddy Torraca-Jones

This past December I had a unique opportunity to travel to Puerto Guadal, Chile, and visit two farms in the area. The first farm I visited was called Huerto Cuatro Estaciones , a farm growing mixed

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Agriculture Supporting Community

March 17, 2023 Josie Hart

One of my favorite aspects of the work I do with the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program is developing new, lasting partnerships that deepen Denver Botanic Gardens’ impact and help feed our

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