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22 Apr, 2019

Community Day at the Garden! FREE to NM residents & students

2018-10-24T15:25:54+00:00

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 [...]

Community Day at the Garden! FREE to NM residents & students2018-10-24T15:25:54+00:00
6 Apr, 2019

Trees for the Santa Fe Area

2019-02-21T20:05:10+00:00

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 [...]

Trees for the Santa Fe Area2019-02-21T20:05:10+00:00
3 Apr, 2019

How to Prune and Care for Roses

2019-02-21T20:07:04+00:00

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 [...]

How to Prune and Care for Roses2019-02-21T20:07:04+00:00
23 Mar, 2019

Santa Fe Landscaping from the Ground Up

2019-02-21T20:10:01+00:00

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 [...]

Santa Fe Landscaping from the Ground Up2019-02-21T20:10:01+00:00
23 Feb, 2019

GARDEN CLOSED TODAY due to weather

2019-02-23T07:46:09+00:00

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)  

GARDEN CLOSED TODAY due to weather2019-02-23T07:46:09+00:00
1 Feb, 2019

FEBRUARY : winterfat : Krascheninnikovia ceratoides subsp. lanata

2019-02-11T16:47:07+00:00

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 [...]

FEBRUARY : winterfat : Krascheninnikovia ceratoides subsp. lanata2019-02-11T16:47:07+00:00
1 Jan, 2019

JANUARY : globemallow : Sphaeralcea species

2019-01-02T12:38:36+00:00

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’ [...]

JANUARY : globemallow : Sphaeralcea species2019-01-02T12:38:36+00:00
1 Dec, 2018

Firescaping

2019-02-11T12:34:00+00:00

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 [...]

Firescaping2019-02-11T12:34:00+00:00
1 Dec, 2018

DECEMBER : doubleclaw : Proboscidea parviflora

2018-12-11T13:38:27+00:00

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 [...]

DECEMBER : doubleclaw : Proboscidea parviflora2018-12-11T13:38:27+00:00
1 Nov, 2018

NOVEMBER : alkali muhly : Muhlenbergia asperifolia

2018-10-26T12:41:10+00:00

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 [...]

NOVEMBER : alkali muhly : Muhlenbergia asperifolia2018-10-26T12:41:10+00:00

Weather Update for Sat. Feb. 23 – Garden CLOSED

Botanical Garden at Museum Hill CLOSED today, Feb. 23. Docent Training is canceled. Weather updates also posted to Facebook.