Heartland Harvest Garden Bounty

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Heartland Harvest Garden Bounty

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Now that the summer solstice has passed and the long days of summer have provided abundant sunshine, the Heartland Harvest Garden’s bounty is coming into fruition. The staff’s masterful selection and care of this unprecedented array of edible plants in a public garden has really provided a remarkable and beautiful produce experience for our visitors. … Read More

Powell Gardens’ Plants for a Midsummer’s Evening Garden

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Midsummer evenings are a time when many of us sit outdoors and enjoy our gardens. Plants with white flowers or otherwise reflective (often bluish or golden) and variegated foliage really stands out as the light fades. Gardens themed around such plants are often called Evening Gardens. If you have participated in any of our Fridays … Read More

Daylily Daze

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Daylilies (Hemerocallis) are the epitome of bright summer perennials and Powell Gardens’ Perennial Garden displays nearly 500 varieties in a landscape setting. Daylilies brighten the garden with light to dark colors from reds to oranges, yellows, greenish, pinks, lavenders, and near white; and combinations thereof. Many appear to glow with sunshine like this yellow in … Read More