Dazzling Dahlias

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Dazzling Dahlias

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Thank you to our friends from the Greater Kansas City Dahlia Society for bringing a beautiful display of dahlia blooms of every size, shape and color to Powell Gardens over Labor Day weekend. Below are some of the spectacular blooms in case you missed them. This weekend (Sept. 17 and 18, 2016), society members host … Read More

Powell Gardens’ 20th Annual Festival of Butterflies Is Now Open!

Friday, August 5, 2016

Here are a few scenes from the 20th Annual Festival of Butterflies, which opened today at Powell Gardens. The fun continues all weekend (and the following weekend, Aug. 12-14). Come on out and have a close encounter with some spectacular butterflies!     Butterflies pictured above include (top to bottom): Palamedes Swallowtail*, White Peacock, Scarlet … Read More

Sneak Peek: 20th Annual Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Several species of butterflies that have not been exhibited at Powell Gardens will be featured at the 20th Annual Festival of Butterflies, which is open August 5-7 and 12-14, 2016. Horticulture Director Alan Branhagen took these photographs inside the conservatory where just a few butterflies are fluttering about. Pictured above is the Emerald Swallowtail, one … Read More

This Weekend at Powell Gardens

Friday, July 15, 2016

Reciprocal Weekend with the Kansas City Zoo: July 16 and 17, 2016  It’s our reciprocal weekend with the Kansas City Zoo! Show your Friends of the Zoo member card to get half-price admission to Powell Gardens this Saturday and Sunday! And Friends of Powell Gardens’ members who show their membership card at the Zoo get 50 … Read More

Cooking from the Gardens: New Culinary Class Series

Monday, July 11, 2016

Join us for an evening of delicious learning at the Missouri Barn as Powell Gardens launches a new series of culinary classes led by area chefs and fresh-food enthusiasts. Our summer series kicks off on Friday, July 22 at 6 p.m. with Craig Jones, owner of Savory Addictions Gourmet Nuts. Enjoy reverse seared Korean steak, … Read More