Solstice Spectacles in the Heartland Harvest Garden

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Solstice Spectacles in the Heartland Harvest Garden

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Monday was the longest day of the year and the summer solstice occurred yesterday. The intense sunlight and long days sure are one of the joys of summer! Here’s some observations from the Heartland Harvest Garden: June in the Harvest Garden has a theme of berries and blueberries are ripe and ripening! Come get a … Read More

Jurassic Garden Plants

Thursday, June 16, 2011

On your Powell Gardens visit to see Guy Darrough’s dinosaurs on display now, don’t forget to take a look at the ancient species of plants labeled with signs. Many plants found in fossils during the dinosaur’s reign still survive in today’s world. If only they could speak, what a story they could tell! Daisies are … Read More

Red Hot in June

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Along with the “Jurassic Garden” dinosaurs, several stunning “red hot” flowers grab the attention of Powell Gardens’ visitors this week… Indian Pink (Spigelia marilandica) is a Grow Native! ( Missouri native wildflower that always grabs attention in the Perennial Garden while in bloom. The flowers are hummingbird magnets while its name refers to the pink … Read More