Our York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on June 22, 25 and 27 for concerts. More early closings.

One Good Picture...

One Good Picture...

April 18, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
...is worth a whole lot of words! This pretty much says it all about April in the Gardens! ThisLearn more
The dinosaurs are arriving!

The dinosaurs are arriving!

April 13, 2009 | Doris Boardman
Installation of the life-size dinosaur sculptures started today at York Street. It is amazing to see how realistic they appear. Our talented horticulture and operations staff are doing everything possible to make it seem like our prehistoric guests actually are at home roaming the Gardens. Plant...Learn more
A Little Color on a Drab Day

A Little Color on a Drab Day

April 12, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
Easter dawned today gray and drizzly--not what we might hope for on an April Sunday. A few brave souls are visiting the Gardens, where our newest exhibit--Jurassic Gardens--is being installed. But I have a quiet moment to post a little color. Around this time of year, I like to tinker with natural...Learn more
Living within Nature's Landscape Cont'd.

Living within Nature's Landscape Cont'd.

April 1, 2009 | Matt Cole
When I wrote that I was unsure how to live within a Western landscape in drought, it it immediately seemed that Nature took offence and sent snow and precipitation directly at us. We're still in a drought, but the winter storm that forced us to reschedule Susan Tweit and Jim Steinberg certainly...Learn more
Early Filling of Gardens' Pools

Early Filling of Gardens' Pools

March 30, 2009 | Joe Tomocik
A prolonged warm spell created an opportunity that an alert Operations Team was quick to exploit--completing minor pool repairs and sweeping our larger pools squeaky clean. Following suit was the talented and committed Denver Botanic Gardens’ Horticulture staff which (with a touch of flare) quickly...Learn more
Check out what's blooming by the new entry

Check out what's blooming by the new entry

March 25, 2009 | Cindy Newlander
With the move of the gatehouse, you can now see a garden that rarely gets exposure, what we have tagged the north bed of the Picnic Garden. This narrow garden runs along the ramp behind the new gatehouse and features many plants that like a bit shadier lifestyle. Japanese maples, miniature pines...Learn more

Living in Nature's Landscape

March 23, 2009 | Matt Cole
[gallery] I've been watching the quiet declaration of drought conditions with an eye more curious than fearful. The US drought monitor classifies the current conditions as moderate drought, or D1, which is pretty low on the scale. The gardeners around me, however, range from "not on my weather...Learn more
Eating Locally--The Year Begins in March!

Eating Locally--The Year Begins in March!

March 22, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
It's March, and my gardening year has begun! I've planted seeds for lettuces, spinach, and scallions, and put in my baby onions to get fat. Some people have luck with peas, but they've never worked for me, between our instant summer weather that is just too much for them, and the birds who love the...Learn more
Spring is here

Spring is here

March 20, 2009 | Doris Boardman
Happy St. Patrick's Day from the Gardens!

Happy St. Patrick's Day from the Gardens!

March 17, 2009 | Doris Boardman
Euphorbia polychroma 'Candy' - Cushion spurgeLearn more
Spring blooms here, there and everywhere

Spring blooms here, there and everywhere

March 3, 2009 | Cindy Newlander
World-Building with James Gurney

World-Building with James Gurney

February 27, 2009 | Matt Cole
People love to use their imagination to create new worlds. It doesn't matter if its a child creating a fairy garden or a grown-up gardener contemplating a new design for the spring: world-building is a favorite activity of almost everyone. And the right blend of imagination and realistic techniques...Learn more

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