Get Lucky with our Shamrock Giveaway!

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Get Lucky with our Shamrock Giveaway!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The first 50 parties (members or with paid admission) who arrive on St. Patrick’s Day this Sunday will take home a lucky shamrock (Oxalis) plant to grow at home! This weekend also marks the opening of The “Living” Room exhibit in the Conservatory and the grand opening of Cafe Thyme for the spring season. This month, … Read More

Anatomy of a Spring Color Bowl

Friday, March 8, 2013

I’ll admit it, I have spring fever.  On my rounds today, color bowls put together in the Greenhouses stopped me in my tracks.  They were just what the doctor ordered for spring fever so I thought I should share their beauty and floral components for all those out there inflicted by this fever. Here’s the “bell” … Read More

A Sneak Peek

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Any guesses about what Anne is planting?

Meet an instructor: Janalea Hoffman and her native flute

Monday, March 4, 2013

The vast selection of classes and workshops we offer at Powell Gardens is possible thanks to our partnerships with area experts and instructors who share their knowledge of watercolor, basketry, yoga and more. This month, meet Janalea Hoffman, instructor of both the ‘Learn to Play the Native Flute’ and ‘The Healing Concert’ workshops. Hoffman operates … Read More

Forget that it’s Snowing, we’re getting Growing!

Friday, March 1, 2013

OK, a record 2 feet of snow in less than a week?  It’ll melt soon and it is time to sow the seeds of 2013’s growing season at Powell Gardens.  Powell Gardens’ 8 greenhouses are nearing capacity as the crops for 2013 germinate and grow.  Here’s the process of how our seeds are sown.