October Monthly Tip
Lets get started by Creating your Florist Toolbox Having the right supplies for floral arranging organized together will simplify the "doing" when inspiration strikes. Tool Box (from Home Depot or Michael's) or…
Home Composting

After watching a segment on Denver Composting on the PBS News hour, I have been obsessing about how I can start composting without actually having to manage a composting bin myself. I…

The Sweet Look of Success – From Seed To Blooms
In February, you joined 30 GCD members in our seed starting workshop and took home Floret Farm seeds. Varieties included Zinnia elegans ‘Oklahoma Pink’ and ‘Golden Hour', Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Apricot Lemonade’ and ‘Double Click Cranberries’, Ocimum basilicum…
Coping With Covid
As with all our GCA clubs this year, the challenge for the Garden Club of Denver is keeping our club active and functional while coping with the COVID-19 epidemic. The poll by…
In Memory of Shirley Meneice
We were saddened to learn of the passing of Shirley Meneice on July 16, 2020. She was a passionate horticulturist, a mentor to so many, and inspiration for all of us. She…
Conservation Corner
The BIG NEWS is the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) is heading to the House of Representatives after being passed by the Senate in June 2020. This bill is huge because it…
Photography Focus: Photography Inspirations!
“When your heart jumps every time your camera locks focus…you’ve become a photographer” Mark Denman Along with a sun hat, my iPhone is the other item I reach for every time I…
Floral Design Tips and Inspiration
Certainly we are witnessing unprecedented times...Who would think that a face mask would hang with our car keys? For many of us the social distance and encouragement to “stay at home” has…
First Steps for Flower Arrangers

Here are some fundamentals to help anyone, from beginner to veteran, get started on making a flower arrangement. These rules make it easy to get a fabulous final “masterpiece.”  Step One: Choose a…