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Snowdrop Alert!

February 3, 2021 Panayoti Kelaidis

With this halcyon* spring-like weather, it would be a shame not to let you know that the first of this year’s outdoor floral spectacles is quietly taking place under our noses, so to speak! Not many

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April Walking Tour - Rock Alpine Garden

April 3, 2018 Mike Kintgen
Mirroring the natural alpine and woodland habitats that the Rock Alpine Garden is inspired by, spring is a great time to walk through this garden. Both alpine and woodland plants bloom early in the
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The Best Time to Be a Member

March 15, 2013 Membership Department
Winter is almost over, however there are still lots of options for enjoying the Gardens. Be sure to see some of the thousands of spring bulbs that are starting to bloom throughout the Gardens! The
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Orostachys: living jade for the garden

July 31, 2010 Panayoti Kelaidis
Orostachys iwarenge This time of year there is no end of vibrant, glorious color at Denver Botanic Gardens. May I remind you that green is also a color? Few plants exemplify the paradox that gardens
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Winter Beauty in the Rock Alpine Garden

December 21, 2009 Mike Kintgen
Despite the balmy 54 degrees Fahrenheit it is as I write this, today is the official start of winter. The winter solstice not only marks the official start of winter but ironically the return to
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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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Winter Wonderland

December 27, 2008 Sarada Krishnan
John Temple’s column in the Rocky Mountain News today, ‘Simple moments, rich rewards’ was very inspiring. Not just because I work at Denver Botanic Gardens, but also because the article hits it in the

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