Ask an Expert: Five Questions with Wedding Entertainment Director Ron Ruth

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Ask an Expert: Five Questions with Wedding Entertainment Director Ron Ruth

Monday, February 11, 2013

Love is in the air at Powell Gardens as we prepare for Love in Bloom: A Wedding Planning Fair on Saturday, Feb. 23. You’ll find lots of great wedding planning information at the event, including a presentation by Wedding Entertainment Director Ron Ruth, who will share five simple and fun ways to “Wow!” your wedding … Read More

Extreme Broad-leaved Evergreens

Friday, February 8, 2013

Greater Kansas City’s manic-depressive climate does not make it an ideal place to grow many broad-leaved evergreens. Just one state south and such plants are everywhere but our palette of these plants is somewhat limited by our climate’s extremes of cold AND heat.  There still are some fantastic choices for our local gardens and Powell … Read More

An Inspirational Space

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel in winter. (Photo by Roland Thibault)

February is for Bird Lovers at Powell Gardens

Monday, February 4, 2013

Bird watching is a favorite winter pastime of many, myself included. Nothing beats sitting inside with a warm cup of coffee on a cold winter morning, watching birds jockey for a turn at the seed hopper. February at Powell Gardens offers birding enthusiasts of all ages the chance to view our feathered friends in the … Read More

Winter Garden Plant Jewels

Friday, February 1, 2013

Greater Kansas City gardeners have (endure?) a dormant, winter period in their gardens.  From mid-December to mid-February and more there are almost no flowers and most garden plants are dormant, dropping all their foliage.  A few garden plants do retain their foliage throughout the winter and some even change colors and become even more colorful!  Here’s … Read More