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Using the Force: Forcing Blooms in Winter

Monday, January 25, 2016

1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, January 30 and 31 If you are like me, your green thumb is itching for spring. Forcing bulbs and branches to bloom indoors during winter is a favorite hobby of avid gardeners but takes planning especially when it comes to bulbs. Long periods of chilling followed by two to three … Read More

Somewhere, over the Rainbow

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Powell Gardens lost a beloved friend last week: Doctor Norlan Henderson passed away peacefully at age 100. It would be fitting to write some witty pun, for “Doc” loved puns, and with an IQ of 180 he had no shortage of wit. He served on the original board of Powell Gardens and had shared so … Read More

Astronomical Event of the Year: Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse

Monday, September 21, 2015

A rare supermoon total lunar eclipse is coming this month, and the dark skies of Powell Gardens afford the perfect spot to watch the stellar event unfold. It is the first supermoon total lunar eclipse since 1982 and the last until 2033. Sunday’s supermoon eclipse is only the fifth since 1900. Catch the first one of … Read More

Explore the Joy and Beauty of Ikebana with Sensei Meghan Rowswell

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Meghan Rowswell is a visual artist and a sensei in the art of Ikebana. She joins our team of instructors this fall to present a series of classes on the Japanese art of flower arranging. “The core of Ikebana’s beauty is the combination of colors, graceful lines, textures and latent meanings that suggest a season … Read More