Children of all ages are invited to learn about the outdoors through plant and play exploration in our two acre Children’s Garden.
David T. Beals III Woodland & Stream Garden
The David T. Beals III Woodland & Stream Garden is a shady respite featuring a bubbling brook, overlook decks and plenty of native perennials.
Offering beautiful stonework, sun-loving annuals, and cooling sprays, the Fountain Garden is a favorite summertime spot.
Marlese Lowe Gourley Island Garden
The centerpiece of the 12-acre lake, the Marlese Lowe Gourley Island Garden features a variety of aquatic plants.
The Memorial Garden
Located adjacent to the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel, the Memorial Garden offers a peaceful space to ruminate during difficult times.
The Perennial Garden
The first garden at Powell Gardens, the Perennial Garden features 3.5 acres of perennials, including daylily and peony collections, and spring flowering trees.
Ona’s Prairie, located in Southwest Pettis County, MO, is a 40-acre tallgrass prairie supporting a diversity of plant and animal species.
This natural community was given to Powell Gardens for education and research in late 2019 due to a bequest from Ona Gieschen.