Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff.

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Steppe plants, from the wilds to your gardens

August 2, 2022 Mike Bone

The steppe is a vast, treeless plain. A seemingly endless horizon interrupted only by the faint jagged line of mountains in the distance. In summer, the grasses dance in the warm breeze. In the winter


Second Annual Rocky Mountain Steppe Summit

September 7, 2018 Panayoti Kelaidis
Located in the very heart of Denver Botanic Gardens, the Steppe Garden generates much curiosity and interest. The garden, along with the monumental volume “Steppes: The Plants and Ecology of the World

Steppe Garden Awakening

May 24, 2018 Mike Bone
There are many conversations that can come from a visit to the Steppe Garden—conversations about plants, soils, pollinators, design, ecology, hydrology, distribution and connections. This unique space

A Bulb-tastic Wonderland

March 28, 2017 Mike Bone
Geophytes are an important part of the steppe climate. Some of the most recognizable geophytes are bulbs. Bulbs offer not only spring beauty but interest throughout the season. Bulbs can also be an

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