Photo by Janice Tucker Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 8:00AM to 9:00AM Location: Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo. Cost: This is a FREE Members-Only Event. Become a SFBG Member today to attend this event. Join/Renew here! Please RSVP in advance here > 2019 SFBG Member Thank You & [...]
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Sunday, September 22, 2019, 9 am - 5 pm. Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo. Directions > FREE ADMISSION! The Museum Hill Partners present the Fifth Annual Community Day on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm (the Botanical Garden will be open and free during our normal business hours [...]
Sun and Moon Day and Night All Things In Balance The autumnal equinox – when day and night are in balance – marks the beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and the beginning of spring in the Southern Hemisphere. We hope you will join us in celebration of this bountiful time of year [...]
Thursday, September 19th from 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM Location: Upstairs Conference Room of the Udall Building, 725 Camino Lejo Cost: $15 Member/$20 Not-yet-Member Please register in advance here> Become a SFBG Member today and begin receiving discounts. Join/Renew here! “Feature” plants are often tree and shrub species placed in patios, courtyards, or entryways that serve to highlight [...]
Saturday, September 14, 9:00 AM - until plants sell out, FREE Admission to Sale FALL PLANT SALE Get here early for the best selection! A variety of unique and favorite plants will be available. The fall selection will include perennials, ornamental grasses and shrubs. Members may come on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM [...]
Friday, September 13, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, FREE Admission to Sale FALL PLANT SALE Special MEMBERS-ONLY SALE PREVIEW! A special opportunity to get first dibs at this year's amazing plant selection. Please bring your membership card to expedite your purchase. Get here early for the best selection! A variety of unique and favorite plants [...]
Scientific name: Ericameria nauseosa (Pursh) G.L.Nesom & G.I.Baird Common names: rubber rabbitbrush, gray rabbitbrush, chamisa, chamiso Family: Asteraceae By Susan Bruneni Photo: Joy Mandelbaum A prominent feature in northern New Mexico landscapes is rubber rabbitbrush, locally known as chamisa. (Note: The common names chamisa or chamiso are used for a variety of desert [...]
Scientific name: Cleome serrulata (Pursh) (klee-OH-me ser-yoo-LAY-tuh) Synonym: Peritoma serrulata (per-eye-TOH-muh) Common names: Rocky Mountain beeplant, bee plant, bee spider plant and others Plant family: Cleomaceae (spider plant) (klee-ohm-AY-see-ee) Other Plant families mentioned: Capparaceae (caper) (kap-ar-AY-see-ee), Brassicaceae (mustard) (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) Article and photos by Janice Tucker Rocky Mountain beeplant and other wildflowers in Arroyo de las [...]
Scientific name: Lobelia cardinalis Common name: cardinal flower Family: Campanulaceae Article by Jeanne Gozigian When I first started volunteering as a docent at the Leonora Curtain Natural History Area (now the Leonora Curtain Wetland Preserve, LCWP) outside of Santa Fe in La Cienega, New Mexico, our prize plant specimen was a lone cardinal flower. It [...]
Scientific name: Prunus pumila var. besseyi Common name: western sand cherry Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family) Article by Susan Bruneni The western sand cherry, Prunus pumila var. besseyi, is native to Central and Western United States, and Central and Western Canada. Western sand cherries grow wild from Canada to Colorado and although it is technically exotic, [...]