Our York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24 for Fête des Fleurs. More early closings.

The Autumn Leaves in Montreal, Canada

The Autumn Leaves in Montreal, Canada

October 5, 2008 | Linda Maich
Jasmine Tea and  Mooncakes in Montreal

Jasmine Tea and Mooncakes in Montreal

October 3, 2008 | Linda Maich
Yesterday, I drank jasmine tea and ate a mooncake at the Montreal Botanical Garden; it is the season of the Magic of the Lanterns, and the Chinese Garden is adorned with many colorful and graceful figures that have been designed in Montreal and made in Shanghai. They are filled with lights in the...Learn more
Capetown: Garden city of South Africa

Capetown: Garden city of South Africa

September 29, 2008 | Panayoti Kelaidis
South Africa - Formal Gardens and an Amaryllid

South Africa - Formal Gardens and an Amaryllid

September 26, 2008 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Ah, Africa!

Ah, Africa!

September 25, 2008 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Leaves of Grass: Autumnal bounty

Leaves of Grass: Autumnal bounty

September 11, 2008 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Is it a coincidence that Walt Whitman named his revolutionary collection of poetry "Leaves of Grass"? Grass is the dominant vegetation in our region, and ornamental grasses have revolutionized horticulture across America in recent decades. If I had to pick a favorite grass, right now I would have...Learn more
Wildflower extravaganza right now!

Wildflower extravaganza right now!

September 8, 2008 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Recondite plant #3 Scheer's ball cactus

Recondite plant #3 Scheer's ball cactus

September 2, 2008 | Panayoti Kelaidis
It must have been 10 years ago when I first saw Scheer's stunning cactus bloom on Dryland Mesa here at the Gardens: I had to have it! The extraordinary blend of gold and amber reminded me of the heady contents of whisky bottles, or trout streams in late summer with their cognac water tints glinting...Learn more
Why Baby Vegetables are a Luxury, and Other Thoughts on Preparing for Winter

Why Baby Vegetables are a Luxury, and Other Thoughts on Preparing for Winter

September 1, 2008 | Ellen Hertzman
Preparing for winter? Yes, I've been thinking about winter for a couple months now, ever since I decided to try to eat more local foods. I won't be limiting myself to eating only foods grown in Colorado, especially over the winter, but I am wanting to pay more attention to where my food comes from...Learn more
Recondite Plants: what are they? where are they? #1

Recondite Plants: what are they? where are they? #1

September 1, 2008 | Panayoti Kelaidis
Water Gardens in full bloom

Water Gardens in full bloom

August 29, 2008 | Joe Tomocik
Fly Trap Feast Carnivorous Venus Fly Traps (Dionaea muscipula) and pitcher plants (Sarracenia cvs.) are found at both entrances to the Fly Trap Feast. Close to the north entrance is a demonstration display showing the use of aquatic plants as filters, a fine example of sustainability, one of the...Learn more

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