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20 Feb, 2018

Santa Fe Botanical Garden Sharpens their Skills with the Sentinel Plant Network

2018-02-20T11:19:41+00:00

For Immediate Release Santa Fe Botanical Garden Sharpens their Skills with the Sentinel Plant Network February 20, 2018 – Santa Fe, New Mexico We are pleased to announce that Santa Fe Botanical Garden continued its sixth year of active involvement in the Sentinel Plant Network, a partnership between the American Public Gardens Association and the [...]

Santa Fe Botanical Garden Sharpens their Skills with the Sentinel Plant Network 2018-02-20T11:19:41+00:00
19 Feb, 2018

Summer Youth Culture Passport is BACK for 2018!

2018-02-19T10:06:57+00:00

We are excited to announce that we will once again be participating in the Summer Youth Culture Passport.  Last year’s passport program brought over 400 children and teens to events and cultural institutions throughout Santa Fe. Tentative dates: May 28 through August 30th, 2018 Free admission for Passport holders (kids ages 4-18 with passports and [...]

Summer Youth Culture Passport is BACK for 2018! 2018-02-19T10:06:57+00:00
9 Feb, 2018

Update on Invasive Species Control at Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve

2018-02-19T10:57:58+00:00

February 9, 2018 The Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve (LCWP) is in the midst of a large, long-term project to restore the cienega. The preserve will not look the same and at first the change may seem stark. But we do need to always keep in mind that a wetland is made up mostly of grasses [...]

Update on Invasive Species Control at Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve 2018-02-19T10:57:58+00:00
25 Sep, 2017

Garden Store Highlighted by the Museum Store Association!

2017-09-25T10:53:37+00:00

Article credit to the Museum Store Association Western Chapter Newsletter September 2017. Store Name: Garden Shop at Santa Fe Botanical Garden Store Manager: Candace Allen Mission Statement: The Santa Fe Botanical Garden celebrates, cultivates and conserves the rich botanical heritage and biodiversity of our region. In partnership with nature, we demonstrate our commitment through education, community service, [...]

Garden Store Highlighted by the Museum Store Association! 2017-09-25T10:53:37+00:00
25 May, 2017

2017 Santa Fe Summer Youth Culture Passport at SFBG!

2017-08-04T11:13:37+00:00

May 30 through August 30th, 2017 SFBG will once again be participating in Santa Fe's Summer Youth Culture Passport Program Free admission for Passport holders (kids ages 4-18 with passports and ONE adult will be allowed to enter the Garden at no charge) all summer long. The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, in conjunction [...]

2017 Santa Fe Summer Youth Culture Passport at SFBG! 2017-08-04T11:13:37+00:00
24 Apr, 2017

Forest Health Survey Installs Insect Monitoring Traps in Garden

2017-05-11T10:54:22+00:00

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 [...]

Forest Health Survey Installs Insect Monitoring Traps in Garden 2017-05-11T10:54:22+00:00
5 Oct, 2016

Splendor in the Grasses

2017-01-10T11:49:12+00:00

October 5, 2016 by Joan Grabel The grasses are in their flowering glory and what could be more complimentary to Bill Barretts’ Visual Poetry sculpture. The fall wind moves through the flowering grasses creating a sweet rhythmic motion as seen in the blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), with its’ seed heads swaying poetically on top of [...]

Splendor in the Grasses 2017-01-10T11:49:12+00:00
25 Sep, 2016

Mosaic mural “Sisters of the Sun and Moon” now complete!

2017-01-27T10:48:47+00:00

September 25, 2016 W. Gary Smith's broken tile mosaic mural for Ojos y Manos: Eyes and Hands at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden is now installed. The design displays the "three sisters" - corn, beans, squash. Title: Sisters of the Sun and Moon Alessandra Haines, custom tile artist - corn kernels, beans, striped corn leaves [...]

Mosaic mural “Sisters of the Sun and Moon” now complete! 2017-01-27T10:48:47+00:00
19 Sep, 2016

Ojos y Manos Coming Together Beautifully

2017-01-10T11:49:31+00:00

September 19, 2016 Gary Smith on construction site of Ojos y Manos in early April 2016. Our landscape architect, W. Gary Smith, has posted a great tour of the site in progress: Ojos y Manos, the new ethnobotanical garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, is nearing completion -- opening to the pubic [...]

Ojos y Manos Coming Together Beautifully 2017-01-10T11:49:31+00:00
1 Sep, 2016

What’s in Bloom – Morphing Into Fall

2017-01-10T11:49:36+00:00

September 1, 2016 As Santa Fe is transitioning into fall the blue skies and cloud formations have been magnificent and the autumn blooming plants are coming alive at Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill. A fall standout is Muhlenbergia reverchonii ‘Autumn Embers’ with its pinkish-reddish flowers, planted in groups or massing, is simply ethereal and [...]

What’s in Bloom – Morphing Into Fall 2017-01-10T11:49:36+00:00