Gardens

There’s Still Time to Plant

August 18, 2014
Mid-August when many plants are mature and looking their best is a great time to explore nearby gardens and take stock of plants you might want to add to your yard before the growing season...

Get your Herb Garden Going

August 14, 2014
Almost nothing can compare to a fresh summer meal with freshly picked herbs from the garden topping it. Fresh homegrown herbs are a great way to increase the taste of your food. Not only are...

With Kids/Pets, Deal with Mushrooms

August 11, 2014
Have you found mushrooms popping up in the lawn or other areas in your yard? If so, you may be wondering what, if anything you should do with them.  If you have children or pets,...

There’s a Snake in My… Garden

August 07, 2014
Summer is a time of enjoyment and exploration for everyone, including snakes. Many people start spotting snakes in and around their garden during the late summer months as the fall months...

Pet-Friendly Tips for Water Features

August 01, 2014
Many people think it wouldn’t be wise to put man’s best friend in the same back yard with a water feature.  Dogs being dogs, after all, there could be some damage. Yet, it is...

Water Conservation in Colorado

August 01, 2014
Colorado is considered to be a dry and arid climate, despite the increase in rainfall that the Denver area has been experiencing. Water is considered a limited resource in Colorado....

Is Your Garden getting too Much Water?

July 31, 2014
Many areas across Colorado have recently been experiencing an increase in rainfall. Rainy days are great for conserving water depending upon how much rainfall your area receives. Your lawn,...

What to Look for When Shopping for Annuals

July 31, 2014
Annuals can provide beautiful color and vibrancy to your lawn or garden. However, many people do not know what exactly to look for besides the color of the annual when shopping at a garden...

Unwind at the Denver Botanic Gardens

July 31, 2014
The Denver Botanic Gardens is hosting a new series titled, Unwind: h2o on Thursday, August 7 th . The special event will begin at 6 p.m. and will run until 9 p.m. This special event is meant...

Tips for Dealing with Blight

July 31, 2014
The heat combined with higher humidity this year is leading to blight – a fungus problem.  It is most common on tomatoes, but can also impact peppers and eggplant.  It shows up...

Why are There so Many Spiders?

July 31, 2014
The middle to end of July marks the beginning of monsoon weather in Colorado. This year, the El Nino cycle will force moisture from coastal regions up over the mountains creating massive...

Free Days in Denver

July 22, 2014
The Denver Botanic Gardens were formed in 1951 by the Denver government and in 1952 100 acres were designated for the Botanic Gardens. From its’ infancy the Botanic Gardens of Denver set...