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Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff. Learn about gardening, horticulture, research, conservation, special events, art, tours and much more. 

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Why does biodiversity matter?

August 11, 2023 Research & Conservation

Why does biodiversity matter? This is the sort of question that feels so immense, so integral to our scientific endeavors that it can be surprisingly challenging to articulate, though the conservation

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Cactus on the Move

May 25, 2023 Michelle DePrenger-Levin

Little is known about how Sclerocactus species spread their seed. This is a question we would like to answer because Sclerocactus glaucus has been recommended for delisting from the Endangered Species

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York Street Turf Replacement Project

May 9, 2023 Mario Bertelmann

Denver Botanic Gardens strives to be ever more sustainable and conserve our precious water resources in the state of Colorado. With the recent passing and approval of House Bill 22-1151, the Turf

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Earth Day at Chatfield Farms

April 19, 2023 Grace Johnson

Falling on Saturday, April 22 this year, Earth Day’s theme has been announced as “Invest in our Planet.” A celebration of environmental action and protection, Earth Day serves as a call to all

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Taking Action Against Climate Change

March 13, 2023 Tiffany Coleman

Growing up in Vermont, I was immersed in a culture of environmentalism before I understood what that even meant. At age 5, I was part of a “kids against pollution” club where a group of friends and I

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A Peek into the Global Conservation Conversation

January 25, 2023 Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.

In December I had the opportunity to participate in the United Nations Biodiversity Conference of the Parties COP15 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Having engaged in the global conversation on plant

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High Line Heroes at Work

November 16, 2022 Research & Conservation

Denver Botanic Gardens’ scientists embarked on their third season of research this summer in partnership with the High Line Canal Conservancy to survey plant communities along the 71-mile trail. I was

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