Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9am-5pm, Santa Fe 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). No pets allowed in the Garden except service animals. No smoking in the Garden.
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Time: Friday mornings, 9-10 am, weather permitting Location: Meet in the Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill Join us in our outdoor classroom for a hands-on program for 3-5 year olds and their caregiver. Listen to a book and participate in interactive science, art, and garden related activities. Children and nature [...]
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 [...]
Sunday, April 21st, 2019, 11am-1pm Location: Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo FREE ADMISSION: CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER Adults $5 admission This holiday event has become a beloved tradition for families in Santa Fe! Each Easter, the Santa Fe Botanical Garden and the Easter Bunny hide thousands of eggs throughout the [...]
Scientific name: Penstemon strictus Common names: Rocky Mountain penstemon, Rocky Mountain beardtongue, beardtongue Family scientific name: Plantaginaceae Family common name: plantain Article and photos by Janice Tucker Summer will soon come calling to Northern New Mexico, bringing with it a full complement of wildflowers that will grace the natural landscape and fill flower beds in [...]
Scientific name: Baileya multiradiata Common names: desert marigold, showy desert marigold, paper daisy, desert Baileya Family: Asteraceae Article by Jeanne Gozigian The one thing that you can be absolutely sure of in researching location and blooming periods of wildflowers, is that you can never be sure of any definitive conclusions! Around 1991, a group of [...]
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 [...]