Monday, April 22, 2019, 9am - 5pm. Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo. Directions > Free admission to the Garden for New Mexico residents and students (please provide NM and school identification). Come celebrate Earth Day and discover ways you can help protect our planet! No pets allowed in the Garden except service [...]
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Saturday April 6th, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: Udall Building- Upstairs Conference Room, 725 Camino Lejo Santa Fe, NM, 87501 Cost: SFBG members $15/Not-yet-member $25. Please register in advance > Become a SFBG Member today and begin receiving benefits. Join/Renew here! Trees are typically the largest and longest living components in a landscape, serving [...]
Date: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019, 1:00-3:00pm Location: Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill Cost: Santa Fe Botanical Garden Members: $20/ Not-yet Members: $25 Please register in advance here> Become a SFBG Member today and begin receiving discounts. Join/Renew here! 'Julia Child' Rose by Janice Tucker Although many roses generally love our dry sunny climate, most will [...]
Saturday, March 23rd, 1 PM - 5 PM, Upstairs Conference Room, Udall Building, 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM, 87505 Cost: SFBG members $15/Not-yet-member $25. Please register in advance here> Become a SFBG Member today and begin receiving benefits. Join/Renew here! New Mexico offers many challenges to gardeners, including poor soil, high winds, and erratic precipitation [...]
The Botanical Garden at Museum Hill is CLOSED TODAY, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019 Please check our Facebook page for updated information. For regular hours and admission visit this page. Thank you! Caryopteris flower in winter (Janice Tucker)
Scientific Name: Krascheninnikovia ceratoides subsp. lanata Common names: winterfat, winter sage, white sage, lamb's tail Family: Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) Article by Susan Bruneni SEINet Portal Network. 2019. Photo by Max Licher (CC BY-SA 3.0). Winterfat is just what its name says it is, a rich source of nutrients for livestock and wildlife during bleak [...]
Scientific name: Sphaeralcea species Common name: globemallow Family: Malvaceae -mal-VAY-see-eee. Common name: mallow Genus: Sphaeralcea - sfeer-AL-see-uh. Common name: globemallow Species featured: Sphaeralcea angustifolia - an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh. Common name: narrowleaf globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea - kok-SIN-ee-uh. Common name: scarlet globemallow Sphaeralcea fendleri - FEND-ler-eye. Common name: Fendler’s globemallow Sphaeralcea ambigua ‘Louis Hamilton’ - am-bog-yoo-uh. Common name: ‘Louis Hamilton’ [...]
By Donita L. Frazier, DVM, PhD Creating the hardscape for Ojos y Manos Garden during winter 2016. Photo: Clayton Bass Cold winter mornings are the perfect times to dream about new garden projects. Hardscape projects and landscape cleanup are still possible in early winter when planting is no longer feasible. Recent catastrophic fires [...]
Scientific name: Proboscidea parviflora Common names: doubleclaw, devil’s claw, unicorn plant Family: Pedaliaceae (Sesame family, formerly Martyniaceae) Article by Jeanne Gozigian There is nothing that I love better than a good mystery! Curled up in my comfy recliner chair and covered with a fleece throw on a cold December day, with a Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout [...]
Scientific name: Muhlenbergia asperifolia Common name: alkali muhly Family: Poaceae Article by Susan Bruneni Muhlenbergia asperifolia (Photo by Janice Tucker) Visitors to Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve always marvel at the late summer and early fall color. This year many were displaying photos and raving about the showy pink grasses along the main path. Use of adjectives [...]