Under a Blue Moon

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10th annual Under a Blue Moon set for June 9

Monday, April 1, 2013

The Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction, a garden casual event, will mark its 10th anniversary on Sunday, June 9, at Powell Gardens. This year’s event Chair is Sheldon Andrew (pictured below, left), with Marvin Snyder is serving as honorary Chairman. Proceeds from Under a Blue Moon benefit children’s educational programs at the Gardens. Marvin is a … Read More

Under a Blue Moon 2010 Is In the Books

Sunday, August 1, 2010

The committee for Under A Blue Moon, co-chaired by our friends Mary Biber and Katherine Barton, recently took pause to consider the great success of our biggest fundraiser of the year.  The wrap up meeting held at The Corbin Bronze Gallery, on Southwest Boulevard, was a special treat from our chairmen who thanked the committee for all … Read More

Under A Blue Moon Requires All Hands On Deck

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

It takes a big effort to pull off a large outdoor party like Under A Blue Moon.  Committees meet for many months in advance.  In fact, one first memorable planning session was in January with feet of snow hindering the roadways.  Yet, on that frigid day, four volunteers made their way to the garden to … Read More

Auction Items are shaping up!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Under a Blue Moon Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction is drawing near. Little seedlings are planted and watered with care for our anticipated night out under the stars. We’ve staked the site, tasted the menu, ordered and sorted. We’ve been sharing with you the fun and fantastic Garden experiences and auction items you’ll have … Read More

From 2 Weeks Behind to Back on Track

Friday, April 9, 2010

The long relentless winter got spring off to a slow start at Powell Gardens and in the Kansas City region. We were running as much as three weeks behind on bloom time of some plants but with recent summer-like warmth we now have plants blooming right on their “average bloom date” schedule! Royal Crown Magnolia … Read More