Connect with Nature and Gardening

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Connect with Nature and Gardening

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Powell Gardens’ Nature Connects Lego(R) exhibit has done just that.  These Lego(R) garden sculptures have brought many new visitors to experience Powell Gardens and delighted our regular visitors and Friends members.  To see all the sculptures one must walk through more than half of our gardens from the Island Garden to the Heartland Harvest Garden.  Our … Read More

The Many Building Blocks of Butterflies and Moths

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Powell Gardens Nature Connects Lego(R) sculptures are sure an inspiration to getting folks into our gardens.  What does it take to build a butterfly or moth?  Named Lepidoptera in Latin that means “scaled wing” and defines this group of interrelated insects (butterflies have moths on either side of their family tree).  The beautiful colors and patterns … Read More

Volunteers Make Your Day

Monday, August 5, 2013

From four to 400; that’s how many hours a volunteer contributes in a year. Every hour counts …from the single shift at the Festival of Butterflies to the person who comes all day, every week, year-round; volunteers are a vital part of Powell Gardens. In 2012 volunteers spent almost 18,000 hours at Powell Gardens!!  So … Read More