Powell Gardens on Ice

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Powell Gardens on Ice

Monday, February 22, 2010

The weekend storm brought ice to the Powell Gardens vicinity and we were thankful it ended when it did. Any more ice load and we would have had major damage to trees! The ice storm created a beautiful and ephemeral landscape so I raced out to capture it in the morning sun before the ice … Read More

Hard Winter? Not According to Plants!

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

It’s the talk of Kansas City: when is it going to warm up? Well, I doubt this cheers anyone up but this uniformally cold weather has actually been good for most landscape plants. I’ll be the first to admit I miss our old manic-depressive winters — you know: 70F one day, then zero or below … Read More

Save The Date: Under A Blue Moon

Friday, February 12, 2010

Under a Blue Moon is back and shaping up to be better than ever!  Under the direction of Co-Chairs Mary Biber and Katherine Barton, the committee is formulating a fresh perspective for this perennial favorite. We hope you will Save the Date: Under a Blue Moon Powell Gardens Rare Plant and Garden Party Sunday, June … Read More

Flowers from the Greenhouses on a Snowy February Day

Friday, February 5, 2010

Yippee, it’s snowing outside again. Just kidding, as folks around Greater Kansas City are getting a bit stir crazy this uniform cold and dreary winter. I never thought I would want our normally bi-polar winters back, we could sure use even a brief warm up! Greenhouse #6 is full of springtime warmth in both flowers … Read More