Powell Gardens welcomes inquiries and visits from the press. Let us know how we can help you tell your story—through photography, background information, tours or interviews.

Our staff includes experts in horticulture, edible gardening, organic gardening, landscape architecture, seasonal display design, native plants, butterflies, birding and more.

See Powell Gardens' latest news releases here

Press Contacts

To set up an interview or receive regular updates from us, please contact Breanne Wasinger at 816-697-2600 x208. 


Powell Gardens also supplies images for use in editorial coverage. Please visit the Media Room to download photos via Flickr. Please include a credit with the photographer’s name (if indicated) and a credit to Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden.TM

Photography Policy

Members of the media should contact the Marketing Department before arrival. No fees apply for photographers with appropriate news credentials. Monopods and tripods may be used by members of the media both indoors and out when covering news and events at the Gardens.

For all other types of photography, please review our Photography Policy

Flickr Photo Gallery Instructions

Visit the Media Room collection on Flickr to find commonly requested imagery. Images are available in sizes ranging from small thumbnails to 300 dpi, high resolution formats. Within the Media Room collection, you’ll find photos organized by sets for easy searching. You also may search the entire Powell Gardens’ Flickr Photostream for a specific topic.

Once you find an image you would like to download, click on the "Actions" button and then click on "View All Sizes" for a list of available sizes. Select a size and then click “Download.”

Please remember to credit the photographer (if listed in description) and Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden.TM 

If you don’t see what you are looking for, contact us.