Blossoms of Light is sold out Friday, Nov. 23. See our ticketing calendar for a list of sold out dates and times.
York Street gardens and Chatfield Farms are closed Thursday, Nov. 22. Chatfield Farms is also closed Friday, Nov. 23, open for Santa’s Village.
Early closures through Jan. 1 for Blossoms of Light and Santa's Village.

A Fun Summer Party: Garden Grapes & Hops

May 14, 2009 | Allison Kiehl
Are you looking for something fun to do this summer? For a reasonable price you can experience myriad of local fare, beverages, and lively entertainment! In the mood for ice cream? Or beer? Or wine? Or Italian, Indian food and more? Check out restaurants such as Steuben’s, Bombay Clay Oven, Lik’s...Learn more
Denver Botanic Gardens spends springtime in the field

Denver Botanic Gardens spends springtime in the field

May 8, 2009 | Michelle DePrenger-Levin
Each year, as spring rolls around, the Research and Conservation staff load up a 4-wheel drive vehicle with our gear, head out across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain west region in search of rare plants. This year we're bringing the field home to you. Watch our first field video at http://www...Learn more

The New Community Garden: An Urban Community Treasure

April 26, 2009 | Sarada Krishnan
After much anticipation, the community garden plots were laid out this week. The creation of this garden has taken well over a year. Back and forth negotiations with Denver Water to acquire their property at Congress Park, community meetings, planning and implementation, all these have been truly a...Learn more
Wetting the Appetite with a Classical Tropical Waterlily

Wetting the Appetite with a Classical Tropical Waterlily

April 20, 2009 | Joe Tomocik
We are all anxious and ready for the fireworks to begin. The exotic tropical waterlilies are planted in 7 gal. containers in mid-June at Denver Botanic Gardens, when the water temperature remains over 70 degrees F. Nymphaea ‘Aquarius’ is one of our very special “historical” tropical waterlilies...Learn more
Spring and the Snow

Spring and the Snow

April 18, 2009 | Matt Cole
[caption id="attachment_1264" align="alignnone" width="267" caption="A street tree shows signs of spring under the snow."] The maple was blooming! Those are its green flowers coming out from under the snow. Imagine that you are traveling to an arranged marriage with someone unknown and the sleet...Learn more
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

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