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

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A Fantastic Year for Floristic Adventures

October 25, 2021 Jennifer Ackerfield

People often think that when you’re a botanist, your favorite time of the year must be summer. Well, I do love summer, but fall is actually my favorite season. Why? Because I can finally relax! Summer

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Plant Matchmakers

May 13, 2021 Michael Guidi

Here at the Gardens, our horticulturists are always searching for new and charismatic plants to grow and display. This ambition leads our staff around the globe on exploration trips from Patagonia to

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Paintbrush: Colorado’s Vampire Plants

April 26, 2021 Michael Guidi

The colorful displays of Paintbrush that enliven natural landscapes from our grassy steppe to the alpine tundra make them one of Colorado’s most recognizable wildflowers. The genus Castilleja, to

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Visit Mount Goliath

June 27, 2018 Karina Nabors
Have you heard of the old man of the mountain? Well, if you go up to Mount Goliath, you will encounter an alpine plant with that name (Hymenoxys grandiflora, Old-Man-of-the-Mountain) that might remind

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