SPARK! - ONLINE
In partnership with the Colorado chapter of the SPARK! Alzheimer's Association, Denver Botanic Gardens offers a virtual, interactive experience for participants with mild memory loss to explore the diverse world of plants. Participants will have the opportunity to learn something new while sharing in an engaging and safe online environment.
Only one registration is needed per streaming device. Advanced registration required.
Details on how to join the program will be emailed 30 minutes before the start of the program. Program time is 10 a.m. Mountain Time.
December 9, Tropical Plant Tour
Virtually walk with us through the Tropical Conservatory at the Denver Botanic Gardens. We will explore a variety of interesting tropical plants and some that you might recognize as common houseplants. There will be an opportunity to share your houseplants with the group and get some of your questions answered.
January 13, The Wild and the Wacky
Did you know that corpse flower blooms can be as tall as a human and smell like rotting meat? Join us for an interactive discussion of some of the weirdest plants in the world. We go behind the scenes to share some of the most interesting plants in Denver Botanic Gardens collection.
February 10, Plant Legends and Myths
The plant world holds a fascinating history that is rich in fantastical stories and epic legends of love. Join us as we discuss and share plant stories that will transport you to another time and make you look at your plants in a whole new light.
March 10, The Spring Garden
Spring in Denver Botanic Gardens is a time for new life and possibilities. Take a tour around the Gardens and discover the first signs of spring while discussing favorite moments of the new season. After the tour, stay for some of our favorite spring-inspired songs!
Time: 10-11:00 a.m.
Price: Complimentary, advanced registration required. Please register online or call the Resource Center at 720-865-3500 for more information and to register.
Instructor: Angie Andrade
Angie Andrade, HTR is a senior horticulturalist at the Gardens and manager of the Therapeutic Horticulture Program. Angie is a registered horticultural therapist through the American Horticultural Therapy Association.