Winter’s Wear on Plants

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Winter’s Wear on Plants

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The winter of 2013-2014 was certainly a cold stretch, the longest stretch of cold weather in the 18 winters I have lived here in Kansas City.  At Powell Gardens the lake froze over in late November and didn’t thaw until early March — that was a first! Powell Gardens lowest temperature was -10F (rounded up) … Read More

Water Conservation Meets Fun

Monday, May 5, 2014

Recent spring rains have been wonderful, but drier days will inevitably follow. At Powell Gardens we like to tell visitors of all ages about the water cycle and steps we can take–especially in the garden–to conserve water. Nestled in our Fun Foods Farm youth garden, our Water Conservation Court encourages young visitors to think about … Read More