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Plants of the Winter Solstice

December 21, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

The first day of winter is known as the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year and the longest night. In some very far north countries, daylight lasts only a few hours. In ancient cultures, it

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December Walking Tour – Winter Displays

December 14, 2021 Jennifer Miller

Scattered about the Gardens are winter displays that celebrate our passion for plants. Many are in homage to summer beds; others showcase the changing textures and colors of fall. All speak to our

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March Walking Tour – What's in Bloom

March 1, 2021 Annie Barrow

You may be surprised to learn that many species of plants produce flowers in March, from bulbs to the lesser-known variety of perennials, shrubs and ornamental trees that offer fragrance and color in

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Operation Pollination

February 25, 2021 Sonya Anderson

Would you like to help save pollinators? In this new monthly series, I will show you some of the pollinators in our region, the plants that nurture them and what you can do to support them. Why am I

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Winter Watering in Colorado

February 17, 2021 Mario Bertelmann

Why water your garden in the winter? Colorado winters can vary dramatically when it comes to snowfall and precipitation totals. In the Mile High City and its surrounding suburban communities, any snow

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February Walking Tour – Making One Last Stand

February 2, 2021 Dan Johnson

There’s something to be said for things that survived 2020, even in the world of plants. Wandering the Gardens in February and March, we still see the skeletal remains of the 2020 flower show, and it

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The Not-So-Secret Secrets of Blossoms of Light

November 27, 2020 Special Events
The holiday season is in full bloom at York Street as Blossoms of Light™ delights thousands of guests each night with mesmerizing displays of light and color. Though it is a tradition for many Front
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What Horticulturalists Do in the Off-Season

March 11, 2019 Jameson Coopman
When their gardens are blanketed in snow, what do the horticulturists at Denver Botanic Gardens do? Well, for starters, they still garden! When the temperature is above freezing, our dedicated

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