Under a Blue Moon Announces New Online Auction

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Under a Blue Moon Announces New Online Auction

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

This post was authored by Jackie Desnoyer, of Jane Mobley Associates, a member of the Under a Blue Moon Steering Committee, and Friend of Powell Gardens. The Under a Blue Moon planning committee is excited to present a new online auction! The 2010 Online Under a Blue Moon Rare Plant and Garden Party will auction specific … Read More

Celebrate our Heartland Wind at Powell Gardens

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Lyman Whitaker’s kinetic wind sculptures were installed by the Leopold Gallery’s Paul Dorrell Tuesday evening and are in place ready for their Powell Gardens public debut. They are a must see in motion by prairie winds in the heartland landscape of Powell Gardens. Here is the centerpiece in front of the Visitor Center, shown with … Read More

Orchid and Garden Companions

Monday, March 22, 2010

Autumn Royalty Encore Azalea (Rhododendron ‘Conlec’) was not only the Rhododendron Society’s 2009 Azalea of the year but now has become a favorite container plant of mine. Our original plant was donated to us for trial by Leah Berg and everything I read about this plant states it is not hardy below zero F, so … Read More

Youth Building in Progress Thanks to Generous Donors

Friday, March 19, 2010

When the Heartland Harvest Garden opened June 14, 2009, Eric Tschanz, Powell Gardens’ President and Executive Director, announced the Youth Education Building would not be built until it is fully funded. Not long after, a board member stepped up with a gift of $100,000.  Then a former board member and her husband proposed giving $158,000 as … Read More

Meet the Honorary Chairpersons for Under a Blue Moon 2010

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

This post was written by Marketing Chairperson for the Under a Blue Moon 2010 event, Lynn Douthat, of Shawnee Mission, KS.  Nick and Mary Ann Powell bring their enthusiasm for Powell Gardens and all it represents to their role as Honorary Co-Chairs for the upcoming Under A Blue Moon Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction. Every year … Read More