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The Cactus Collection at Chatfield Farms

July 1, 2024 Grace Johnson

In June of 2022, an extensive collection of Opuntia and Cylindropuntia hybrids were donated to Chatfield Farms. The hybrids came from local cactus man Kelly Grummons, owner of Cold Hardy Cactus. A

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Watering Home Landscapes

April 19, 2024 Erik Howshar

Conserving water is of great importance in the west. Despite an abundance of moisture last year, there will be droughts as the climate warms and becomes more arid. Water in the west is complex; it’s

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Join Us for World Water Day, March 23

March 19, 2024 Exhibits Department

Here at Denver Botanic Gardens, water is woven into everything we do, whether we’re planting water-smart gardens, conducting research at Deer Creek near Chatfield Farms or educating the public about

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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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