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Heartland Harvest Garden a Hive of Activity

Behind the scenes the Heartland Harvest Garden is blossoming with activity. This very fragrant Jubilee Rugosa Rose (Rosa rugosa) graces the understory of the Apple Celebration Court. Its flowers are edible but add more fragrance than flavor to the palate. This rose produces extra large fruit “hips” for tea and vitamin C-rich preserves. It is … Read More

Unique Fruits and Nuts Destined for the Heartland Harvest Garden

Matt Bunch, Barbara Fetchenhier and Caitlin Bailey have been busy continually transplanting trees and shrubs from our nurseries into the Heartland Harvest Garden. Of the nearly 1,000 more plants to be moved, Walnuts (Juglans spp.) are the most recent trees to be dug. You can clearly see the grow bags we grew the plants in: … Read More

Endangered Tree Seed for the Heartland Harvest Garden

I feel like the Powell Gardens is the caring young child at the end of Dr. Seuss’s classic book “The Lorax.” We learned today we will receive 5 EXTREMELY RARE seeds of the Ozark Chinkapin (Castanea ozarkensis); a tree that once thrived in the Ozarks and Ouchita Mountains to our south. Its Missouri endangered species … Read More

Colonial Gardens Kids Club: Life Cycle of a Butterfly

When: June 17, 2019 @ 5:07 pm – 6:07 pm

Colonial Gardens Kids Club: Life Cycle of a Butterfly June 27, 2019 1-3 p.m. Cost: $10 |  Register: Colonial Gardens, 27610 E Wyatt Road Blue Springs, MO 64014 Join Powell Gardens Heartland Harvest Garden … Read More