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

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December Walking Tour – Winter Interest

December 5, 2022 Jennifer Miller

In winter, Denver Botanic Gardens connects us to the wild in a way that no other season can. Stripped of the froth and finery of summer, it feels more rugged and spontaneous, as if some things are

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November Walking Tour – Gimme Shelter

November 7, 2022 Kevin Williams

As the weather turns cold, we seek coziness, covering ourselves in layers of clothing, nestling into blankets and if we’re fortunate, taking sanctuary in heated habitations. When it comes to the

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October Walking Tour – Western Shrubscapes

September 28, 2022 Michael Guidi

The American West is a shrubby place. Our region’s arid climate and ecology limits the growth of trees, leaving grasslands and shrublands to reign supreme. Our dry shrublands are alive with varying

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August Walking Tour – Beyond Our Walls

August 4, 2022 Holly G. Haynes

So, you have walked, biked, bused, scootered or driven to Denver Botanic Gardens on York Street and are ready to explore all the beauty that is within our 24-acre property. Before you make a beeline

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July Walking Tour – Mariposa Urban Farm

July 11, 2022 Jason De Pecol

As cities become an increasingly popular place to live for many, the importance of green spaces becomes even more relevant. Gardens and urban farms provide city-dwellers with a space to connect with

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May Walking Tour – Cool Season Vegetables

May 3, 2022 Ebi Kondo

Mid-April is the time we start planting spring vegetables in Le Potager. All the vegetables have been propagated from seeds during the cold winter days in our greenhouse by our talented propagation

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April Walking Tour – Architectural Plants

April 4, 2022 Annie Barrow

Architectural plants provide a visual structure and framework as well as a year-round presence in the garden. Plants don’t have to be woody to lend structure to the garden; perennials, grasses

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March Walking Tour – Woodland Mosaic

March 1, 2022 Mario Bertelmann

Believe it or not, March is here, and spring is upon us. And come spring, the most exciting place in Colorado to be is Denver Botanic Gardens! As the days grow longer again and the weather warms

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