Late Spring’s Flowers & Nature Connects

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Late Spring’s Flowers & Nature Connects

Thursday, May 30, 2013

It’s always sad to see the flowers of spring fall and fade.  The native dogwood bracts have fallen and the spring bulbs are now almost all gone.  Where I grew up “up north” this period after the hurrah of spring is called the “June blahs” when gardens are GREEN.  There are however many flowers bursting into exuberance … Read More

Ask an Expert: Join our LEGO pro Twitter chat #askLEGOKC

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Join us for our first-ever Twitter chat at 1 p.m. this Saturday, June 1, with Certified LEGO Professional Sean Kenney. Sean is visiting Powell Gardens for the opening of Nature Connects, an exhibit of 27 LEGO brick sculptures inspired by nature and built by Sean! He also will greet guests during our Preview Party tomorrow night … Read More

Meet Chef Cody Hogan from Lidia’s

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Cody Hogan is the Chef de Cuisine of Lidia’s Kansas City restaurant. He began working with Lidia Bastianich in 1998 and is her traveling assistant, food stylist and the studio chef for her Emmy-nominated television program, which airs on Public Television. Cody was a classical pianist before discovering a passion for the culinary arts. The … Read More

Azalea Pink Exbury

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Photographed in the Rock & Waterfall Garden, May 21, 2013, by Alan Branhagen.

A serene scene

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The fountain at the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel, May 2013.