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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…

Member Spotlight: Meg Nichols

Meg Nichols has made her mark during her 15 years of membership with the Garden Club of Denver!  She has served as our president, helped to launch our website (with Ann Crammond)…

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…

Garden Club of America’s Amazing Scholarships

The Garden Club of America’s tag line: Garden, Create, Advocate is a succinct reflection of what we do. One perfect illustration of our advocacy work is the support GCA provides to young…

GCA Visiting Gardens Spring Trip to Healdsburg

Want to get away from snow and cold? Consider a GCA Visiting Gardens spring trip to Healdsburg, California on April 30-May 5, 2023. Enjoy the beauty of Healdsburg and surrounding communities as you…

Member Spotlight: Janet Manning

Janet Manning has been a loyal and enthusiastic member of the Garden Club of Denver for 22 years, and her passion for conservation and gardening extends back even further.  Janet was first…

Panayoti Kelaidis Featured in Horticulture Magazine

GCA Honorary Member Panayoti Kelaidis is featured in the September/October issue of Horticulture Magazine. The article details Kelaidis’s love of rock gardens and how he got started in his horticulture career. Panayoti…

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…