Behind the Scenes at DBG Orchids

Ten early weekend risers were escorted to three back-of-the-house grow areas at Denver Botanic Gardens (DBG) where the tropicals are tracked and grown under the watchful eye of Nick Snakenberg, Curator of Tropical…

Conservation Corner – February 2023

What do emperor penguins have in common with the Canoe Creek Clubshell? They all were protected this year through actions by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), based in Tucson, AZ (https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/) . The…

Holiday Wreaths
Our December General Meeting has always been followed by a Christmas Greens workshop, and this year was no different! This is truly one of our club's workshops that is loved by our…
Holiday Pots
On a brisk but sunny Colorado morning, eight ladies descended on Elizabeth Weigand's front lawn to sort the greens for the planters.  Fifty women had ordered greens and with six varieties of…
Hot Hort Tip

Have you heard the term “mast year”? This refers to when there are bumper crops of acorns or fruits from our trees. According to Grimm’s Gardens in Hiawatha, Kansas, “the word mast…