Behind the Scenes of Festival of Butterflies 2013

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Behind the Scenes of Festival of Butterflies 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013

The 2013 Festival of Butterflies begins on Friday, August 2nd at 9 a.m.  Powell Gardens staff have been in preparation for this largest of our festivals.  Here’s a preview and some of the behind the scenes peeks of what it takes to put our Butterfly conservatory display together. Brett Budach, Festival of Butterflies intern, holds … Read More

Monarchs Need Your Help

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

I’ll never forget the time I held my first Monarch!  I was 5 years old and I marveled at the incredible orange and black colors and the fine border of spotting around the edge of the wings.  Fast forward more than 45 years and this butterfly I’ve enjoyed every season may no longer be taken for granted.  There … Read More

Blooms that Boom for Booms and Blooms

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Booms and Blooms Festival at Powell Gardens is Wednesday, July 3rd and be sure and visit the Perennial Garden for a booming display of blooming perennials.  Daylilies are sure the star of our show with well over 400 varieties on display from species types to older and newer selections.  Nothing captures our bright, post solstice … Read More