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Powell Gardens Dedicates a Work Day to Our Volunteers

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Staff at Powell Gardens know one thing for sure … we couldn’t do what we do without our volunteers! We have asked so much, for so long, of so many volunteers, we decided it was time to give back a little. As a dedication to all of our volunteers, on a recent Saturday 13 of … Read More

Thank You, Vaughn, for Your Years Educating Youth

Monday, November 11, 2013

It is with a joyful heart that we celebrate with Education Specialist Vaughn Owens as he retires from Powell Gardens at the end of this year. Vaughn has been with Powell Gardens since its early years, starting as a garden intern in 1990 when our visitor center was simply a refurbished farm manager’s building. He … Read More

Meet the Staff: Garden Interpreter Barbara Fetchenhier

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

If you’ve visited the Heartland Harvest Garden during the past year, chances are you may have tasted some of the wonderfully creative concoctions developed by Garden Interpreter Barbara Fetchenhier. As the interpreter for the Heartland Harvest Garden, the nation’s largest edible landscape, Barbara shares her passion and enthusiasm for growing edibles with visitors through informal … Read More

Midwinter Moments in the Greenhouses

Friday, January 18, 2013

I wanted to do a blog to show what’s going on in midwinter at Powell Gardens. Sort of like the “Day in the Life” photographic journals. I thought I would start at the greenhouses so headed down to capture what was going on. It’s a bee hive of activity, producing plants for the 2013 season and … Read More

Meet the Staff: Anne Wildeboor

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Happy New Year from everyone at Powell Gardens! This year we’d like to introduce you to some of the great people who make the Gardens a place for all to enjoy. In the midst of winter, one of the favorite spots at Powell Gardens is the conservatory. Today we introduce you to the person in … Read More