From heavy-duty shears and shovels to golf carts and backhoes, Powell Gardens' employees and volunteers rely on specialized tools to perform their jobs and keep the Gardens beautiful.

For a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes, check out these videos of Powell Personalities. You'll meet some of our talented employees, volunteers and a cat at work, and find out how you can make a difference.   

Barb and Her Basil 

Caitlin and Her Creativity 

Gabe's Grounds 

Gary and the Trolley

Hazel, the Admin. Mouser

Julia and the Tram 

Willie's Waterlilies 




How to Donate

Your gift makes all the difference by providing the tools and resources we need to care for Powell Gardens. 

  • Make a gift online. Donate now
  • Purchase tools for our horticulture and maintenance employees. See our Tools Wish List here or download the pdf. Drop off some tools and get one free admission pass. 
  • AmazonSmile: Shop here and Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Powell Gardens.