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 »
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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 »
Friday, April 4, 2014 This live feed is being captured by a video camera installed on the roof of Georgia O’Keeffe’s home in Abiquiu documenting the changes in her garden. On Wednesdays student interns work to plant, care for, and harvest vegetables that were originally grown by Ms. O’Keeffe. The project to restore the garden Read more »
The Santa Fe Master Gardeners produce a very interesting and informative newsletter which features an article on our the current partnership on educational projects with the Santa Fe Botanical Garden. Read more below and visit their website for more information!
Monday, March 3 Alexis Bove, a Household Member of the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, noticed last summer that our sun-blocking parasols for visitors to use were looking a little worn by the end of the season. She graciously called this winter to donate two gorgeous parasols in bright colors that will look like flowers are Read more »
Thursday, February 6, 2014 We finally have some much needed snow this week in the garden, which is extremely helpful to maintaining soil moisture for our new plants over the winter. Ahh, but remember the summer? This week we decided to reminisce to the warm sunny days of last summer and share with you another blog with Read more »