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A Prickly Paradise: Desert Days at Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s botanical garden, is home to hundreds of arid plants. Arid plants like cacti, succulents, agave, and…

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Discover the magic of the desert at Powell Gardens! 🌵🌞 
Check out our latest blog post on Powell Gardens’ cacti and succulent collections. Learn about these unique plants and their vibrant landscapes today. Link in bio.
Festival of Butterflies (July 18-August 4) invites nature enthusiasts of all ages to celebrate the Midwest’s most whimsical pollinator at Powell Gardens. Spend a day outdoors exploring tropical and native butterflies alongside stunning botanic displays. This festival is a Kansas City family-favorite! 
Learn more and purchase admission online (link in bio). #powellgardens #festivalofbutterflieskc #butterflies #butterfly #pollinator #getoutside #garden #botanicalgarden
LAST CALL: Powell Gardens Trip to Washington D.C. ❤️
In partnership with Discover Garden Tours, this botanical-garden focused tour (August 26-31, 2024) is designed for garden enthusiasts to explore some of the most beautiful and historic gardens and arboretums. Learn more and sign up online at (click the "membership" link in bio). 
Spots are limited and Saturday, June 22 is the last day to sign up! 
Explore the rich history and beautiful botanical collections of the nation's capital, Washington, D.C. Trip highlights include Powell Gardens guides (CEO Cody Jolliff and Director of Development Sharon Ramsey), United States Arboretum, Library of Congress, dinner cruise on the Potomac River, and an illuminated night tour of Washington's memorial and monuments.
On June 25 (10-11:30 a.m.), join us for Family Program: Succulents and Cacti! Enjoy story time, a craft, and a snack before heading to Powell Gardens’ Garden Galleries. Discover succulents and cacti in an arid greenhouse! 
Recommended for children 7 and under. Register online at (link in bio).
Learn more about Powell Gardens’ cacti and succulent collection on a guided tour during Desert Days! Each guided tour is included with admission on June 22 and 29. The walking tour is about 20 minutes long and will begin at 10 a.m. from the Visitor Center.
Desert Days (June 18-30) starts today! Desert Days brings the arid climate and its botanical treasures to Powell Gardens’ visitors. The Gardens’ cacti and succulent collections will be highlighted. Link in bio. 🌵 
Look for creative displays, including a crevice garden, an agave display near the Visitor Center, living walls, combination containers in the Vineyard, and a succulent coral reef in the Children’s Garden. A digital tour is available via Garden Explorer.

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