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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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The Spring Awakening of the Prairie Garden

April 14, 2023 Grace Johnson

When arriving at Chatfield Farms in early spring – especially during the months of March and April – the prairie gardens surrounding the Earl J. Sinnamon Center may seem rather drab. Unlike some of

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Shop Spring Plant Sale - Online!

April 16, 2021 Special Events

Spring Plant Sale goes online again for 2021 to offer a broad selection of plants for gardeners of every skill level. We know shopping online for plants is very different from shopping in person, but

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April Walking Tour – Shady Lane

April 2, 2021 Mario Bertelmann

It is a beautiful spring morning and you have just arrived at Denver Botanic Gardens for a relaxing stroll. The birds are singing, and the spring bulbs are blooming. The trees and shrubs are budding

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The Intersection of Art & Science

March 31, 2021 Brian Vogt

The depth of art programming at the Gardens received a dramatic and obvious boost when galleries in the Freyer – Newman Center opened. At last, we have perfect spaces to display works, with climate

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Spring Cleaning for Your Garden

March 26, 2021 Cassie Doolittle

This feels like a long winter. Not because there have been blizzards every other week, but because COVID-19 has been keeping me cooped up inside binge watching episodes of Magnum P.I., just so I could

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8 Ways to Add Whimsy to any Room This Spring

March 8, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

Next weekend we spring ahead with Daylight Saving Time! That means soon we'll be waving winter goodbye and welcoming warmer weather. What better way to bring spring into your home than with some

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The Legendary Flower Sellers

January 29, 2021 Kathryn Downing

It won’t be January for long, and my thoughts are already on warmer weather and the arrival of spring! Typically, the arrival of spring is heralded by a number of traditions: the vernal equinox, the

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Mindful Walks: Spring

April 14, 2020 Angie Andrade
Although it feels like the whole world has changed in the last month—and in a lot of ways it has—nature remains the same. The progression of nature carries on, plants keep growing and seasons are
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Spring in the Aquatic Collections' Greenhouse

April 10, 2020 Tamara Kilbane
While the world outside has changed in so many ways, life in the Gardens’ greenhouses have followed a more predictable pattern. Spring remains a busy time indoors here, with many plants getting their
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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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