Don't Miss It! Week of Sept. 28

Don't Miss It! Week of Sept. 28

September 26, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
A few things to see in the Gardens this week... • Pods and Berries: The Rose Garden Pergola supports two remarkable versions of Porcelain Berry Vine (Ampelopsis)—a variegated and a green leaf version. The really cool thing, though, is the berries, which can be purple, turquoise, magenta, green, and...Learn more
Last Weekend for Dinosaurs!

Last Weekend for Dinosaurs!

September 25, 2009 | Doris Boardman
Be sure to take advantage of great weather this weekend to see the “Jurassic Gardens” Exhibit one last time. The popular exhibition runs through Wednesday, Sept. 30. Kids of all ages love hunting for these prehistoric creatures on the grounds. You'll find life-sized, realistic dinosaurs at our York...Learn more
Don't Miss It! Week of Sept. 21

Don't Miss It! Week of Sept. 21

September 20, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
Fall is an amazing time in the Gardens! Be sure to take advantage of blue skies and cooler temperatures--come to the Gardens and enjoy these beauties. Here are a few things to look for this week. Cultivars ‘Indian Chief,’ ‘Brilliant,’ ‘Purple Emperor,’ and ‘Autumn Fire’ give you an idea of the...Learn more
Secret wonders at Denver Botanic Gardens

Secret wonders at Denver Botanic Gardens

September 19, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
I never cease to be surprised by the remarkable exhibits and special displays that are being staged at Denver Botanic Gardens on a weekly basis: one day I walk into the gardens, and Gates Court and Gates Hall are filled with the most amazing flower arrangements and plant exhibits imaginable: the...Learn more
The Wisdom of Mutual Discovery

The Wisdom of Mutual Discovery

September 17, 2009 | Gardens Ambassador Volunteer
Ambassador Jan here! Wanna know a little secret of mine? I actually do not know the names of ALL the plants at Denver Botanic Gardens. That’s right. I’ll give you a minute to get over the shock…. Fact is, there are about 14,500 taxa (differently named species and/or cultivars) at the Gardens...Learn more
Is it real or is it Memorex?

Is it real or is it Memorex?

September 16, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
They are also staging their show on "Imperiled Plants of Colorado" at the Steamboat Art Museum (which we had here at DBG a few months ago and even helped produce their catalog). It will in Steamboat until September 30 (sounds like a road trip: the aspen are turning you know!). There you can not...Learn more
Let the Games Continue III

Let the Games Continue III

September 15, 2009 | Joe Tomocik
A cool and rainy summer brings a different, yet inspiring water garden display to Denver Botanic Gardens. Visitors traversing the Gardens from the southeast corner are again treated to the soothing magical sounds of water, waterlilies galore and dramatic reflections. Romantic Garden Pool A ninth...Learn more

Digital Nature: An Evening of Multimedia Art

September 15, 2009 | Rachel Murray
Thursday, Sept. 17 from 7-10 p.m. Featuring art and music by: Noisefold, Equulei, offthesky, Tess, Movax, Bryan Leister, Daniel McGlynn, Chrissy Espinoza, Acre Collective and David Fodel, Sarah Soriano and Leo Kacenjar. This is the second year that local and national artists and musicians will come...Learn more
Passion in the garden

Passion in the garden

September 15, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
We think of passion flowers as something exotic, tropical and certainly not something you can grow in Colorado. Fiddlesticks! There is a garden in Littleton where passion flowers are practically a problem. Sandy Snyder (who worked at Denver Botanic Gardens for 17 years as horticulturist) has...Learn more
Mycophiles Wanted

Mycophiles Wanted

September 14, 2009 | Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.
Have you ever wanted to go on a mushroom hunt? Your opportunity has arrived. Join the Colorado Mycological Society September 18-20 for the Rocky Mountain National Park Mycoblitz. The mycoblitz, an event where a group of people get together for a short period of time to identify mushrooms in a given...Learn more
The Plant Connection

The Plant Connection

September 9, 2009 | Gardens Ambassador Volunteer
Ambassador Jan here! Without question, one of the greatest gifts that I receive as an Ambassador at Denver Botanic Gardens is the gift of meeting new people and making connections. We, all of us, like this thing whether we know it or not. We like making connections. Plants are the tao , the way,...Learn more

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