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10 May, 2020

Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 6

2020-05-11T15:15:54-06:00

Muse No. 6  May 10, 2020 From Donella Meadows: "Between me and not-me there is surely a line, a clear distinction, or so it seems. But, now that I look, where is that line?" Take 5/10/15 minutes and just write (about the lines that you see, the lines that your feel ...). Share your thoughts [...]

Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 62020-05-11T15:15:54-06:00
6 May, 2020

The Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 5

2020-05-06T09:46:59-06:00

Muse No. 5  May 6, 2020 Line Design by Clare LaRose, Santa Fe Botanical Garden Volunteer Coordinator From Donella Meadows: "...ideas are not stopped by the lines. How could they be? The lines are themselves only ideas." Look back to your collection of lines- or make a new collection! Quickly sketch your different [...]

The Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 52020-05-06T09:46:59-06:00
2 May, 2020

The Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 4

2020-05-01T09:15:47-06:00

Musings on Lines: The next three musing are about lines. We're drawing inspiration from influential environmental thinker Dr. Donella Meadows. From her poem "Lines in the Mind, Not in the World" we're thinking more deeply about the lines around us: where we find them, what they divide (or not), how they change. You can find [...]

The Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 42020-05-01T09:15:47-06:00
29 Apr, 2020

Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 3

2020-04-29T14:23:02-06:00

Muse No. 3 April 29, 2020 Muse No. 3 Color Collection by Claire LaRose Collect several (more than 3) objects that are close to the same color. Arrange them and take a photo, or do a quick sketch of the objects. The Garden Musings Project is an open invitation to look more closely and [...]

Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 32020-04-29T14:23:02-06:00
25 Apr, 2020

Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 2

2020-04-25T14:07:07-06:00

Blue Poem by Kate LaRose Muse No. 2  April 24, 2020 This new project blends mindfulness and the outdoors. Find a space where you like to sit (outside or with an outside view). Make some notes ( eg. a list, descriptions, etc) on the range of colors in your view. What color feels [...]

Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 22020-04-25T14:07:07-06:00
22 Apr, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day from Home

2020-04-22T10:23:50-06:00

Celebrate Earth Day from Home This year's Earth Day is especially important. The global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have added to the awareness that we are all connected. Our daily actions have come to a standstill, and pollution from emissions in major metropolitan areas has declined. Wildlife have reentered quieter communities. But how else [...]

Celebrate Earth Day from Home2020-04-22T10:23:50-06:00
20 Apr, 2020

Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 1

2020-04-25T13:53:52-06:00

The Garden Musings Project is an open invitation to look more closely and broadly at our backyards, front yards and neighborhoods. Each week we'll send three prompts focused around a theme - color, texture, lines, interaction to name a few. These prompts will include ideas to guide a musing or conversation between you and your [...]

Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 12020-04-25T13:53:52-06:00
31 Mar, 2020

April’s Garden Chores

2020-03-30T11:51:09-06:00

April 2020 by Scott Canning, Director of Horticulture and Special Projects My thoughts these days turn to vegetable gardening, and the revived interest I see in the ‘Victory Garden’ movements of the two World Wars means I am not alone. Seed companies cannot keep up with the demand; Johnny’s Select Seeds says “…seeds are the [...]

April’s Garden Chores2020-03-30T11:51:09-06:00
23 Mar, 2020

Staying Connected

2020-06-03T15:10:35-06:00

Staying Connected During COVID-19 The Santa Fe Botanical Garden is dedicated to keeping our community connected during this time of social distancing. Here are a few resources for you and your home gardens! Take an online class  Many of our lectures and classes have moved to an online setting. This is a great way to [...]

Staying Connected2020-06-03T15:10:35-06:00
14 Mar, 2020

The Garden Journal Podcast: March 14, 2020

2020-03-25T16:59:29-06:00

The Garden Journal on KSFR 101.1FM A lively, entertaining, and informative gardening radio talk show with four rotating hosts each month. Each week we talk with local, regional, or national experts about timely gardening and environmental topics relevant to Santa Fe and northern New Mexico gardeners. The Santa Fe Botanical Garden hosts the first Saturday [...]

The Garden Journal Podcast: March 14, 20202020-03-25T16:59:29-06:00