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Denver Botanic Gardens offers relief to dementia patients, caretakers

Even before she became a certified horticulture therapist, Lee McCoy has always felt that plants have a special way of helping people live in the moment. The feel of the soil — or the smell of a … more

How to start your own vegetables

It’s time to look through seed catalogs and your favorite nurseries’ seed racks. When choosing varieties, stick with three criteria: 1. Don’t over plant; a crowded garden is an under performing … more

Denver Botanic Gardens, Zoo announce grants

Denver Botanic Gardens aims to make non-living collection more accessible Last month, the Denver Botanic Gardens announced it had received nearly $250,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library … more

Find the orchid to match your skills

Once considered a hobby for the elite, new propagation techniques and the mass production of orchids has made the joy of growing these amazing plants accessible to everyone. Not too long ago, the … more

Denver recruits next wave of compost experts

Every year one environmentally-minded group of volunteers devotes a good deal of time to talking about composting. Between the 35 of them, they manage to spend more than 1,400 hours from May to … more

Denver holidays are the time to sparkle

The 28th annual Zoo Lights Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. When: Through Jan. 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cost: Children 2 and under are free, ages 3-11 are $14, adults: $20, seniors (ages 65 and up): $17 … more

Growing beauty in winter

Winter is one of the most rewarding times in the garden and landscape. Gone are the weeds and heat of summer. Instead you can kick back and enjoy your garden as a backdrop to the holidays. Many … more

‘Stinky’ blooms at Denver Botanic Gardens

More than 11,000 people visited the Denver Botanic Gardens over Labor Day weekend to see the nonprofit’s special exhibit: a corpse flower that blooms once every three to 10 years. On the Thursday … more

Denver Halloween Guide for little goblins and big ghouls

Family Friendly Elitch Gardens: Fright Fest What: Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park will have kid-friendly events during the day including a trick-or-treat trail. Rides and attractions are also … more

Managing pests and disease in your fall vegetable garden

As fall approaches, most of us are enjoying the literal fruits of our labor as the tomato and squash family plants put on their biggest show. If you planned accordingly, you might also still be … more
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