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6 Jul, 2017

Sunset in the Garden Concert Series


Thursday, July 6th, 2017. 5:00 PM – Sunset. Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo July's Musical Guests: Higher Ground Bluegrass Band Sunset – After Hours in the Garden takes place the first Thursday of every month. Live Music in July Featuring Higher Ground Bluegrass Band May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5 [...]

13 Jun, 2017

Tuesday Family Mornings


Location: Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe. When: Tuesdays, 10:00am–11:30am Cost: Price of Admission Our interns are busy putting together fun hands-on activities for families to do on Tuesday mornings.  Come play in the garden, weed, plant, do art, and learn about plants, animals and Northern New Mexico with us!

10 Jun, 2017

Family Wetland Wanderings


Location: Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve Date and Time: Saturdays, 9:30–11am, June 10–July 29 Janice Tucker Saturday mornings are a perfect time to explore the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve through art, science, and more. We will investigate all that the Wetland preserve has to offer, from the bottom of the pond to the [...]

9 Jun, 2017

Garden Sprouts Pre-K Activities


Friday mornings, 9-10 am, weather permitting. 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 nature and garden related activities. Free to members Free to children under 12 [...]

1 Jun, 2017

JUNE : cliff fendlerbush : Fendlera rupicola


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 [...]

25 May, 2017

2017 Santa Fe Summer Youth Culture Passport at SFBG!


May 30 through August 30th, 2017 Free admission for Passport holders (kids with passports and ONE adult will be allowed to enter the Garden at no charge) all summer long. Also, free Arts Alive Workshops 6/14, 6/29 and 7/20. SFBG will once again be participating in Santa Fe's Summer Youth Culture The City of Santa Fe [...]

1 May, 2017

MAY : Common hop : Humulus lupulus var. neomexicanus


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 [...]

24 Apr, 2017

Forest Health Survey Installs Insect Monitoring Traps in Garden


April 24, 2017 The USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection in coordination with the Santa Fe Botanical Garden are monitoring for exotic, invasive insects that may pose a risk to the health of our urban and native forests. Santa Fe Botanical Garden is a member of the Sentinel Plant Network and committed to early detection of [...]

1 Apr, 2017

APRIL : Nolina species : Nolina microcarpa


Scientific name:  Nolina microcarpa, Nolina species Common names:  beargrass, sacahuista, palmilla, small-seed nolina Plant family:  Asparagaceae – asparagus USDA Zones 6b-10 Article and photos by Janice Tucker Looks can be deceiving. The species of the Nolina genus are living proof. But whether Nolinas are established in a garden or thriving in their native habitat, these [...]