March 18, 2015 As we approach the date to break ground for the second phase of the Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, the outlines of the design and construction plan are becoming (literally) visible at the end of the Kearny’s Gap Bridge. Our Phase Two site was cleared over the fall and winter, and the Read more »
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March 2015 Everyone is asking about the big white building that appears to have landed in the parking lot at the Garden. This is the Temporary Visitors Center and the home for the Admissions Desk and Garden Shop. In order for the Garden to better serve our visitors and guests, the Temporary Visitors Center will remain Read more »
Febuary 5, 2015 We are happy to introduce the newest staff person to our team, Deirdre Crockett. As Visitor Services Coordinator, she will be working closely with the docents at the Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, in the new Gift Shop, and play a big part in giving our guests an enjoyable experience at the Garden. “I Read more »
December 9, 2014
Here we are, now in our second year of GLOW! Music, Santa, fun for all ages!
Listen to our latest radio ad:
And check out Fran Cole’s radio interview with Honey Harris on 98.1 KBAC Radio Free Santa Fe:
November 21, 2014 We are happy to announce we have moved into a temporary Visitors’ Center located at the entrance to the Botanical Garden at Museum Hill. Admissions and a new gift shop will be located in this building allowing us to expand our retail space. We have wonderful items for sale including gorgeous vases made Read more »
10 July 2014 By: Ryan Lloyd Today seven new species of penstemon were added to the garden’s existing collection. Penstemon abietinus, Penstemon linarioides, Penstemon linarioides var. coloradoensis SILVERTON, Penstemon alpinus, Penstemon jamesii, Penstemon pseudospectabilis and Penstemon thomposniae ssp. jaegeri were all planted in various locations on the grounds. Most were planted in rocky, well-drained soils towards the Read more »
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 By: Meredith Yue The Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve offers a variety of flora that has yet to be identified. From a recent plant walk in the mountains (May 31st) we were able to identify a handful of new plants to add to the database. Before the plant walk there were 59 species, we Read more »
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 By: Meredith Yue Many plants from the first what’s in bloom post are still in bloom but a handful of new plants have started flowering. Despite the high temperatures, the plants are adding a variety of colors to the garden! We will continue to update what’s in bloom regularly to track seasonal changes. Read more »
Friday May 30, 2014 By: Meredith Yue QR Codes are becoming a popular trend in the world of technology. They are a certain type of bar-code that gives information to the item in which it is attached. We have recently corresponded QR codes to a selection of plants in the garden. Getting information about plants will now Read more »
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 By: Meredith Yue As the temperature is increasing so is the number of plants flowering in the Botanical Garden. Take a look at some of the unique plants in bloom at the garden! The total is 19 plant species. One of our docents, Ken Bower, has been observing blooming plants in the garden and Read more »