Something to look forward to …

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Something to look forward to …

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

While we wait for the snow to melt, check out this photo tour of a dozen prized magnolias in Powell Gardens’ collection:

Late Season Mega-snow

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Powell Gardens received over 10″ of snow on Thursday, February 21.  We were back open for business Friday but only the Visitor Center, Chapel and Dogwood Walk and Island Garden walk has been cleared of the incredibly heavy, wet snow.  The gardens are none-the-less in their winter glory. The Visitor Center has amazing icicles, a seasonal hi-light of … Read More

Think Spring!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

No matter what the weather comes our way tomorrow, spring is under way in our production greenhouses. Here’s a sneak peek at the early spring greens:

Heavenly Bamboo?

Friday, February 15, 2013

With our decade-and-a-half string of milder winters, a popular southern landscape plant has become increasingly prevalent in Kansas City landscapes. It’s the Nandina or Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica). I will call it Nandina because it is not a bamboo and as for heavenly, you be the judge. This Nandina is more than a decade old and … Read More