Five Good Things from the Gardens

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Five Good Things from the Gardens

Monday, August 30, 2010

At Morning Break I asked all of Powell Gardens’ Senior Gardeners and Horticulturists for 5 good things in each of their areas. We are all tired of bad news and appreciate hearing about good things! Look and read through the following 30 good things to visit at Powell Gardens: we guarantee it will be a … Read More

Festival of Butterflies Weekend I, 2010

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Fancy Nancy leads the Festival of Butterflies parade held each day of the festival at 11 a.m. Children display their own handmade wings and antennae and march from the north side of the Visitor Center, around the Fountain Garden and back. If you missed out, remember weekend II of the Festival of Butterflies is this … Read More

Under A Harvest Moon – In the Spirit of Outstanding In the Field

Friday, August 6, 2010

As the Heartland Harvest Garden began to produce its first harvest in late July of 2009, Powell Gardens was chosen by the nationally renowned Jim Denevan of Outstanding in the Field, along with guest chef Jonathan Justus of the Justus Drugstore in Smithville, MO for Denevan’s first event in the Kansas City area.  The mission of … Read More

Announcing Under A Harvest Moon

Monday, August 2, 2010

Co-chairmen Jeanie Latz and Courtney Earnest met recently with their committee to plan Under a Harvest Moon, a fundraising dinner featuring chef Michael Smith, Sunday, October 3, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. as a benefit for Powell Gardens. Chef Michael Smith who in 1999 won the James Beard Award for “Best Chef in the Midwest” will … Read More

Under a Blue Moon 2010 Is In the Books

Sunday, August 1, 2010

The committee for Under A Blue Moon, co-chaired by our friends Mary Biber and Katherine Barton, recently took pause to consider the great success of our biggest fundraiser of the year.  The wrap up meeting held at The Corbin Bronze Gallery, on Southwest Boulevard, was a special treat from our chairmen who thanked the committee for all … Read More