Little Spring Bulbs Make their Appearance

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Little Spring Bulbs Make their Appearance

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Spring has certainly sprung at Powell Gardens with the blooming of the early small bulbs. From crocus to snowdrops, winter aconite and dwarf iris; there is a rainbow of flower color hugging the ground. The best displays are located on the Island Garden and in the Rock & Waterfall Garden. Early honeybees relish the bright … Read More

Cool Greenhouse #1

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Powell Gardens’ Greenhouses each have a purpose in production and / or winter storage of unhardy plants in our collection. Greenhouse #1 is our “cool” greenhouse with low nighttime temperatures; it is a place to store warm temperate plants that require climates milder than ours but still are not tropical. Plants from deserts and Mediterranean … Read More

The Season of the Greenhouse

Monday, February 9, 2009

‘Tis the season of the greenhouse! More than 1,000 varieties of plants have been ordered and sorted for sowing and growing in the Powell Gardens greenhouses. For the next 3 months the greenhouses will be rockin‘! The new Heartland Harvest Garden has added more than 350 seasonal edibles and vegetables to the process. The greenhouses … Read More