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The Iris Garden Is in Technicolor Bloom!

June 3, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

This iris collection at Chatfield Farms is in full, stunning bloom! More than 300 varieties in a myriad of colors and combinations are on display. Many rare historical varieties are featured that

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Shortgrass Prairie Restoration Experiment

August 9, 2019 Research & Conservation
This spring was the first growing season of my prairie restoration experimental research plot at Chatfield Farms. Millions of pounds of seed are planted every year for ecological restoration and the
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Deer Creek Restoration Project

July 22, 2019 Research & Conservation
Rivers and their neighboring ecosystems are very important for plants and animals – especially in the American West where surface water is limited. Native plants in riverine ecosystems provide food
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Top Six Reasons to Take a Tour at the Gardens

January 28, 2019 Karina Nabors
By taking a tour, you can: Learn something: Gardens staff and docents share their knowledge of our plant collections, natural history, art and architecture. Let their enthusiasm and passion inspire
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Hildebrand Ranch: History & Restoration

November 5, 2018 Research & Conservation
In the 1860s, pioneers settled on the land next to Deer Creek in what is now Littleton. The stream provided the settlers with the only water around for miles. Frank Hildebrand bought a log cabin and a
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Have your Summer Picnic at Chatfield Farms

April 17, 2018 Pablo Zacarias
Book your family or corporate summer picnic with us at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms! We are offering an early booking incentive if you book before May 31, 2018. We will waive your Facility
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Top Six Reasons to Take a Tour at the Gardens

March 29, 2018 Caitlin Hogg
By taking a tour – be it an overview of the Gardens, a specific botanic theme or behind-the-scenes info on an art exhibition – you can: Learn something: Gardens staff and docents share their knowledge
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Top Six Reasons to Take a Tour at the Gardens

February 14, 2018 Karina Nabors
By taking a tour – be it an overview of the Gardens, a specific botanic theme or behind-the-scenes info on an art exhibition – you can: Learn something: Gardens staff and docents share their knowledge

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