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Shade Gardening in Colorado

May 20, 2020 Mario Bertelmann
Shade is an essential resource for all life, providing refuge from the heat as the days grow longer. Denver Botanic Gardens has several shaded gardens where visitors can seek shelter from the intense
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Food Donation, Now More Than Ever

May 5, 2020 Brien Darby
At Denver Botanic Gardens, we love all things food. Whether working in our community supporting agriculture (CSA) fields, urban farm projects, community garden plots or Le Potager kitchen garden, our
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Start a Backyard Compost Bin

April 24, 2020 Mario Bertelmann
April is Earth Month and a great time to start a compost bin in your own backyard! It is an easy and rewarding way of becoming more sustainable and reducing your carbon footprint. Not only will you
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Spring Into Your Vegetable Garden

March 27, 2020 Brien Darby
If you’ve recently found yourself in possession of a lot of free time and the need to stay close to home, this is the perfect opportunity to start your vegetable garden off on the right foot. Here is
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So I Want to Plant Some Bulbs – Help!

September 24, 2019 Special Events
With the temperatures still soaring into the high 80s, it’s hard to believe that it’s already time to prepare our gardens for fall bulb planting. But, if a thriving bed of brilliant or pastel blooms
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July is Smart Irrigation Month

July 3, 2012 Jennifer Riley-Chetwynd
July – the month we celebrate America’s independence… and efficient irrigation? While the second occasion may not get as much attention as the first, there are plenty of ways to mark Smart Irrigation
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Topsy turvy Crocuses...

October 20, 2009 Panayoti Kelaidis
Autumn is imbued with intimations of mortality: dying leaves, dormancy, doom, gloom, Hallowe'en colors and ghosts and spooks: Boo! Gardeners know another side of this "season of mists and mellow

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