Meet City Park’s Movers & Shakers, Sept. 8, 6 pm, City Park Pavilion

  On Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the City Park Pavilion at 6 pm, Julie Lehman, Manager of the Greenhouse and Horticulture program for the City of Denver and the Citywide Median Renovation team, and Adam Smith, Superintendent of the East District that includes City Park will present their visions for City Park. Julie will speak about the history of horticulture in Colorado and Denver, and also the philosophy behind her design of flowerbeds, green infrastructure and the medians she oversees throughout Denver. Julie will also talk about developing the City Park Greenhouses into horticultural hubs that promote collaboration between City Park staff

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Meet the Movers & Shakers in City Park, Sept. 8, 6 pm at the Pavilion

    City Park Friends and Neighbors invite you to join us on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at the Pavilion at 6 pm to meet with Julie Lehman, Manager of the Greenhouse and Horticulture program for the City of Denver and the Citywide Median Renovation team, and Adam Smith, Superintendent of the East District that includes City Park for a presentation on current and future projects in City Park. Julie will expand on her vision for City Park’s flowerbeds and Adam will describe City Park’s current irrigation system and discuss the new irrigation plan (as recommended in the 2018 City Park Master Plan

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Adopt-A-Flowerbed Volunteers Conquer all

Several teams are weeding away at the Sopris Garden, located to the west of the Pavilion where many weddings take place throughout the summer and fall. This garden is named in honor of Mayor Richard Sopris, one of the enterprising pioneers who came to Denver seeking a fortune in the gold fields and ended up returning to Denver to establish a city of beauty and culture, rivalling in their minds Paris, NYC and beyond. After serving as mayor, Sopris became Denver’s  parks commissioner in 1881. He was devoted to City Park and spent much of his own money to plant

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