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1 Nov, 2017

NOVEMBER : desert onion : Allium macropetulum

2017-10-29T19:42:42+00:00

Scientific name: Allium macropetulum Common name: Desert onion, wild onion Family: Amaryllidaceae (formerly classified as Liliaceae) Article by Susan Bruneni Allium macropetaum by Al Schneider. Semi-desert. Openings. Spring.BLM lands south of Bloomfield, New Mexico, April 23, 2007. © Al Schneider Allium macropetalum, the desert onion, is a species of wild onion native to the [...]

NOVEMBER : desert onion : Allium macropetulum 2017-10-29T19:42:42+00:00
1 Nov, 2017

2018 Santa Fe Master Gardener Training Program registration open!

2017-11-08T13:19:53+00:00

For more information visit the Santa Fe Master Gardener’s Association website: http://sfmga.org/ For more information visit the Santa Fe Master Gardener’s Association website: http://sfmga.org/ Thanks Master Gardeners!!  

2018 Santa Fe Master Gardener Training Program registration open! 2017-11-08T13:19:53+00:00
1 Oct, 2017

OCTOBER : Maximilian sunflower : Helianthus maximiliani

2017-10-29T19:40:01+00:00

Scientific name: Helianthus maximiliani Common name: Maximilian sunflower Family: Asteraceae / Compositae - aster/composite Plant Zones 3 - 9 Text by Janice Tucker.  Photos by Janice Tucker and Sonny Tucker Maximillian sunflower in full bloom (Photo: Janice Tucker) Sunflowers! Those colorful precursors that herald the glorious autumn season! These popular flowers in the [...]

OCTOBER : Maximilian sunflower : Helianthus maximiliani 2017-10-29T19:40:01+00:00
25 Sep, 2017

Garden Store Highlighted by the Museum Store Association!

2017-09-25T10:53:37+00:00

Article credit to the Museum Store Association Western Chapter Newsletter September 2017. Store Name: Garden Shop at Santa Fe Botanical Garden Store Manager: Candace Allen Mission Statement: The Santa Fe Botanical Garden celebrates, cultivates and conserves the rich botanical heritage and biodiversity of our region. In partnership with nature, we demonstrate our commitment through education, community service, [...]

Garden Store Highlighted by the Museum Store Association! 2017-09-25T10:53:37+00:00
1 Sep, 2017

SEPTEMBER : mule’s ears : Scabrethia scabra

2017-08-30T15:25:57+00:00

Scientific name: Scabrethia scabra Common name: mule’s ears Other plants mentioned: Wyethia arizonica and other species Family: Asteraceae Article by Jeanne Gozigian Scabrethia scabra (Photo: Cristina Salvador) I first met mule’s ears at my daughter and son-in-law’s property, a two -acre spread near Pagosa Springs, Colorado.  Coming from the East and familiar with [...]

SEPTEMBER : mule’s ears : Scabrethia scabra 2017-08-30T15:25:57+00:00
1 Aug, 2017

AUGUST : oaks : Quercus species

2017-08-04T13:15:02+00:00

Scientific name: Quercus gambelli Young Quercus buckleyi tree in Santa Fe Botanical Garden (Photo credit: Janice Tucker) Common name: Gambel oak Scientific name: Quercus muehlenbergii Common name: Chinkapin oak Scientific name: Quercus macrocarpa Common name: Bur oak Scientific name: Quercus buckleyi Common name: Texas red oak Family: Fagaceae (beech) Article by Susan Bruneni [...]

AUGUST : oaks : Quercus species 2017-08-04T13:15:02+00:00
1 Jul, 2017

JULY : wild four o’clock : Mirabilis multiflora

2017-08-30T13:11:28+00:00

Scientific name: Mirabilis multiflora Mirabilis multiflora under a juniper (photo by Janice Tucker) Common names: wild four o’clock, Colorado four o’clock, showy four o’clock, desert four o’clock, Maravilla (Spanish) Plant Family: Nyctaginaceae – Four o’clock (pronounced: nyk-taj-i-NAY-see-ee) Article and photos by Janice Tucker The showy wild four o’clock (Mirabilis multiflora) is the essence [...]

JULY : wild four o’clock : Mirabilis multiflora 2017-08-30T13:11:28+00:00
1 Jun, 2017

JUNE : cliff fendlerbush : Fendlera rupicola

2017-06-28T13:39:01+00:00

Scientific name: Fendlera rupicola Fendera rupicola (photo by Jeanne Gozigian) Synonym: Fendlera rupicola var. falcate Common names: cliff fendlerbush, false mock-orange Plant family: Hydrangeaceae Article and photos by Jeanne Gozigian One of my early hiking/climbing adventures after moving to New Mexico in 1989, was a trek to a little known window rock, over hill, dale and cliff.  It [...]

JUNE : cliff fendlerbush : Fendlera rupicola 2017-06-28T13:39:01+00:00
25 May, 2017

2017 Santa Fe Summer Youth Culture Passport at SFBG!

2017-08-04T11:13:37+00:00

May 30 through August 30th, 2017 SFBG will once again be participating in Santa Fe's Summer Youth Culture Passport Program Free admission for Passport holders (kids ages 4-18 with passports and ONE adult will be allowed to enter the Garden at no charge) all summer long. The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, in conjunction [...]

2017 Santa Fe Summer Youth Culture Passport at SFBG! 2017-08-04T11:13:37+00:00
1 May, 2017

MAY : Common hop : Humulus lupulus var. neomexicanus

2017-04-24T15:20:17+00:00

Scientific Name: Humulus lupulus var. neomexicanus Common Name: Common hop Family: Cannabaceae Article by Susan Bruneni Humulus lupulus (common hop) is a species of flowering plant in the Cannabaceae family, native to Europe, Western Asia and North America. It has been used for food and medicinal purposes for centuries and is a fundamental flavoring and preserving [...]

MAY : Common hop : Humulus lupulus var. neomexicanus 2017-04-24T15:20:17+00:00