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The Santa Fe Botanical Garden offers a wide variety of programming for all ages at our two sites, the Botanical Garden at at Museum Hill and the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
13 May, 2020

The Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 7

2020-05-14T12:24:15-06:00

Musings on Spring Spring is the perfect time to start observing and recording the timing of seasonal change events in your backyard or neighborhood. At Santa Fe Botanical Garden, we partner with the Rio Grande Phenology Trail to track the timing of seasonal changes in a number of plant species. Volunteers keep weekly data and [...]

The Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 72020-05-14T12:24:15-06:00
18 May, 2020

The Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 8

2020-05-18T14:02:09-06:00

Muse No. 8  May 18, 2020 Blind Contour of Iris by Claire LaRose , Santa Fe Botanical Garden Volunteer Coordinator With phenology monitoring we visit the same sites for each series of observations. For this musing, return to your Muse 7 object and make note of the differences from your first observations (record [...]

The Garden Musings Project – Muse No. 82020-05-18T14:02:09-06:00
27 May, 2020

LIVE STREAM: The Garden Musings Project – A Conversation

2020-05-14T15:31:57-06:00

Date: Wednesday, May 27th, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00PM Location: This discussion will take place online via Zoom. Please register in advance to receive the link to the Zoom session. Cost: Free, please register in advance here> Or join our email list to receive the activities and the Zoom information by emailing tallie@santafebotanicalgarden.org Become a SFBG [...]

LIVE STREAM: The Garden Musings Project – A Conversation2020-05-14T15:31:57-06:00