Ask an Expert: The Ancient Art of Bonsai

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Ask an Expert: The Ancient Art of Bonsai

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Each May, the Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City brings its spring exhibit to Powell Gardens, giving visitors a wonderful opportunity to learn about this fascinating ancient art form firsthand. This year, members will be setting up during National Public Gardens Day on Friday, May 10, and will present the full exhibit on May 11 … Read More

Two Weeks Late

Friday, April 26, 2013

Peak bloom of spring-flowering trees creates one of the most colorful experiences in the garden.  Redbuds, our classic native spring-flowering tree normally are beginning to bloom on April 10th!  This year we are now 2 weeks behind “average” but we are thrilled to report that all the cold snaps did NO damage to flowering and fruit … Read More

Now in season: Salad!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Check out the salad ‘ball’ in the Villandry Quilt Garden, a great centerpiece for the nation’s largest edible landscape.

Saving a Magnolia (and our garden heritage)

Friday, April 19, 2013

We will have staff from Seed Savers Exchange at Powell Gardens on Saturday to prepare you on how to save heirloom vegetable seeds. Seed Savers’ mission includes to save North America’s diverse, but endangered, garden heritage for future generations AND educating people about the value of genetic and cultural diversity.  We at Powell Gardens couldn’t agree more but sometimes … Read More

A bright spot on a rainy day

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Don’t let the chilly spring weather keep you from enjoying the Season of a Million Blooms. Magnolias and daffodils are putting on quite the show right now!