Keyword: Denver Botanic Gardens
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Storing tender summer bulbs

Summer bulbs excite me the way that plastic eggs from a giant rabbit vending machine did when I was a child. I get a thrill from anticipating what's inside — no matter how many times I've seen it … more

Japan’s maiden grass

Native to East Asia, Miscanthus sinensis, or maiden grass, produces silvery tussle-like flower crusts in late August, which gives us a hint that the end of summer is coming, soon to be followed by … more

Incorporating penstemon into your landscape

Recently, my coworker exclaimed, “you can never have too many penstemons in your yard.” I would agree. Species of this genus display showy spikes of brightly-colored, bilateral flowers high above … more

Seed collecting for the home gardener

The boom of colors and blooms that reign down at the Denver Botanic Gardens this time of year are astounding. From the first gardens you see as you walk through the front gate, such as the … more

SeriesFest season 7 expands in virtual realm

At this point in the pandemic, some events are marking their second COVID-19 iteration. While this certainly isn’t the ideal situation, it has allowed organizers to fine-tune their offerings, … more

Success with succulents

Succulent plants have fascinated gardeners for many decades and this trend shows no sign of slowing. There are many attributes that make them a great choice for Denver, and although delving into … more

Spring bulbs in the Water-Smart Garden

Some plants just like it dry — thriving in that spot that you thought was hopeless precisely because it has lean soil and never stays wet for long. Or, the plant may prefer a “wetter” season … more
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