Fall Delights in the Heartland Harvest Garden

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Fall Delights in the Heartland Harvest Garden

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Fall has officially arrived and now we go into the half of the year when the nights are longer than the days. The cool weather has been so welcome after the long HOT summer. We could use more rain but it certainly isn’t as dry as summer. Many of the Heartland Harvest Garden plants weathered … Read More

Sweet September

Friday, September 21, 2012

We have received many comments wondering “what looks good at Powell Gardens?” since the drought. I can honestly say many things look marvelous. There are flowers and foliage in every color of the rainbow! Here’s a sample of some things that captured my attention today. I just got a new computer so am back in … Read More

2012 Festival of Butterflies

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Festival of Butterflies 2012 will display many new tropical butterflies in the Conservatory and is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Three species of spectacular Owl Butterflies, two new Morpho species added to even more popular and friendly Blue Morphos and a bunch of other colorful species are sure to entertain and challenge visitors’ butterfly identification skills. Here a Giant Owl (Caligo … Read More

The Garden in Midsummer

Friday, June 15, 2012

It’s hard to believe that the summer solstice will be upon us next week!  The phenomenal long days of midsummer are a delight to us in northern climates and the weather has been simply spectacular.  The gardens are verdant green and productive in both beauty and produce.  Here’s a view of some of Powell Garden’s … Read More