Meet artist Carol Monaco

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Meet artist Carol Monaco

Monday, April 15, 2013

Powell Gardens is known for its artistic combinations of plants but throughout the year visitors also can enjoy art of another sort in the gallery space of the Visitor Education Center. Today we meet artist Carol Monaco of Independence, Mo., whose work is on display now through the end of April. Carol will greet visitors … Read More

Spring Ephemerals

Friday, April 12, 2013

The local, native woodland wildflowers are in the midst of their seasonal display.  These hardy perennial plants grow, bloom and set seed before their sheltering canopy of deciduous trees fully leafs out.   Their special flowers last only a short period of time and NOW is their time.  These plants hug the ground for warmth and their early foliage … Read More

A Rare Beauty in Blue

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

This native woodland flower only rarely appears in this beautiful shade of blue. Photo by Alan Branhagen in the Memorial Garden at Powell Gardens.

10th annual Under a Blue Moon set for June 9

Monday, April 1, 2013

The Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction, a garden casual event, will mark its 10th anniversary on Sunday, June 9, at Powell Gardens. This year’s event Chair is Sheldon Andrew (pictured below, left), with Marvin Snyder is serving as honorary Chairman. Proceeds from Under a Blue Moon benefit children’s educational programs at the Gardens. Marvin is a … Read More