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

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It’s Hooting Season!

February 15, 2021 Featured Instructor

Great horned owls have been spotted at the Plains Conservation Center! As days begin to lengthen, Colorado’s earliest nesters start to court each other. Most birds wouldn't think of breeding just as


From a Dream to a Legacy

November 8, 2011 Doris Boardman
Colorado has always been a great source of pride for me. I am a native of this beautiful state and find its natural environment therapeutic. Despite moving out of state for school or work, I often

Winter gold

January 24, 2011 Panayoti Kelaidis
There are many peccadilloes that annoy sensitive horticulturists: seeing street trees butchered because of bad placement or powerlines, for instance. For me, it's seeing grasses in shopping centers

Bioblitz uncovers previously unknown populations

August 27, 2009 Research & Conservation
Denver Botanic Gardens staff were among the thirty-six scientists who donated their time in the first Soapstone Prairie Natural Area Bioblitz, surveying all species in a 24-hour period. Ten scientist

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