Fresh Bites: Kimchi Made Easy

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Fresh Bites: Kimchi Made Easy

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Cassie Doolittle (left) and Barbara Fetchenhier served guests two types of kimchi during Fresh Bites.Barbara Fetchenhier (AKA Barb the Gardener) brought in a special guest to lead today’s Fresh Bites. Cassie Doolittle, who is a gardener in Powell Gardens’ Heartland Harvest Garden, lived in Korea for four years. She is a fabulous cook and today … Read More

Powell Gardens’ Prairie Plant Giveaway and Hike Take Place Saturday, June 4

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Celebrate National Prairie Day at Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, on Saturday, June 4, 2016! To inspire a national dialogue about prairie conservation, restoration and enjoyment, the Missouri Prairie Foundation established National Prairie Day, which takes place the first Saturday of June. In recognition of this special day, Powell Gardens will have a prairie … Read More

Here’s a Sneak Peek at Powell Gardens’ 2016 Plant Sale

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Join us this weekend for Powell Gardens’ only plant sale of the year! Members get first pick on Friday, May 6, at the Members-Only Plant Sale Reception & Preview. Arrive at 4 p.m. for the reception, and enjoy a drink from the cash bar and demos on how to create stunning containers by Horticulturist Brent … Read More

Explore Kansas City’s Tremendous Trees with Alan Branhagen

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Learn about some of Kansas City’s most magnificent trees during a series of four Kansas City Tree Walks led by Powell Gardens’ Horticulture Director Alan Branhagen. The 2-mile walks take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sundays at these Kansas City sites: Roanoke Park, May 22: Roanoke Park is the site of Greater Kansas … Read More

Early Blooms on Iris Hill

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

We are starting to see some fabulous color on Iris Hill! Located on the east side of Powell Gardens, this favorite spring display was established in the early 1990s by the late Dr. Norlan Henderson, a beloved friend of the Gardens. Horticulture Director Alan Branhagen wrote a lovely piece about Dr. Henderson in January. The iris … Read More