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Apr
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Hearts and Hues Basket with Sandy McCormick
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hearts and Hues Basket with Sandy McCormick

Make this woven basket with wire handles and rainbow color accents in the center. The basket measures 4 inches high, 7 inches wide and 10 inches long. Bring snacks or lunch as class will not break for lunch.

$40/member, $47/non-member
This class is full. Please email to be placed on the waiting list: lburton@powellgardens.org
May
3
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Self-Guided Youth
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
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Self-Guided Youth
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
May
4
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Wilderness Woodland Walk-Grades 2-12
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
May
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Apocalypse Plants: They Will Survive and Thrive
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Midwest presents many challenges to the home gardener such as extreme heat, humidity, torrential rain, spells of summer drought and of course, heavy clay soils. Learn how to select plants that will thrive in these “apocalyptic” conditions.

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Members-Only Plant Sale
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hosted for the first time ever, in the Powell Gardens greenhouses, this exclusive opportunity offers members first pick of promising new varieties, the tried and true performers and unique annuals, perennials, shrubs and herbs not available at the local garden retailer, all with Powell Gardens experts on-hand to answer questions.
Container Planting by the Experts

Container Planting

Members have the unique opportunity to have a Powell Gardens staff member plant a custom container, on-site with plants from the sale.  Find a pretty pot, purchase your plants and let the experts do the dirty work. Cost: $3.00/inch based on the diameter of the pot. (Price includes labor and soil)

Additional Amenities

A cash bar and light snacks will be provided beginning at 4 p.m. Garden staff will serve as plant porters to deliver purchases to cars.

May
6
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Self-Guided Youth
May 6 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
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Mushroom Identification – noon
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Mushroom Workshop with Maxine Stone author of Missouri’s Wild Mushrooms guide to hunting, identifying and cooking the state’s most common mushrooms.

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Fermented Fun: Cooking with Mushrooms
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Taught by Barb the Gardener, participants will learn about different types of mushrooms, get resources for growing, receive recipes, watch a cooking demo, and have a small taste.

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Beer Tasting w/Savory Snacks
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ID required. Includes five samples, hearty snacks and additional beer available for purchase.