A Halloween Tradition 25 Years in the Making

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A Halloween Tradition 25 Years in the Making

Monday, September 26, 2011

In 1986, Powell Gardens was in its infancy and Halloween Spooktacular was just one of several harvest-time events. Twenty-five years later, the event has become a treasured Halloween tradition for families across the region and we’re looking forward to celebrating its silver anniversary on Oct. 14 and 15. In the early years, registration was limited … Read More

September Garden Charms

Thursday, September 22, 2011

September may have the most beautiful weather of any month at Powell Gardens. Here’s a bit of the serene scene and the floral rainbow captured this week, starting with a view of some visitors taking in the scene from the Island Garden. I have to site a Rutger’s study: “flowers register an INSTANT impact on … Read More

Trail Trek on the Byron Shutz Trail

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sixty-some hikers participated in our first-ever Trail Trek on the 3.25 mile Byron Shutz Nature Trail on Sept. 10.  This was part of our first Run Fast | Eat Slow event. I was the “caboose” of the trail trek to make sure everyone found their way and what a glorious experience it was. Here are some images … Read More

Under a Harvest Moon

Monday, September 12, 2011

It’s still a couple weeks out, but already Howard Hanna is working with the first drop off of just-picked fruits and vegetables from the Heartland Harvest Garden, simmering them into chutneys and syrups and pounding out pestos, all in preparation for Under a Harvest Moon on Sept. 25. Closer to the date he’ll be out … Read More