Hoover to speak at next Gardeners Connect

Sat., Nov. 2, 10 a.m. in the Auditorium of the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, 4750 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64110. Duane Hoover, horticulturalist at Kauffman Memorial Garden, plans to lead us in reminiscing about the gardening challenges we overcame in 2019 as well as some gardening accomplishments. Expect him to inspire us and offer wry commentary and along the

Read more

Former National Geographic editor to outline human’s impacts on the atmosphere

Dimick to speak as part of K-State’s Henry C. Gardiner lecture series MANHATTAN, Kan. – A former executive environmental editor for National Geographic magazine will speak at Kansas State University on Oct. 14 about the effects of modern lifestyles on the atmosphere, and what it may mean for the world’s future. Dennis Dimick, who worked at National Geographic for 35 years, will present, “Living

Read more

2019 HOSTA OF THE YEAR

Hosta ‘Lakeside Paisley Print’ One of the very best hostas to come from Mary Chastain!  This stunning hosta produces heart-shaped leaves with very wide, wavy, green margins.  The narrow, creamy white markings in the center of the leaves shoot out from the cream colored petioles in a feathery pattern.  Its thick substanced leaves make the perfect background for the cream

Read more

Salvia Wendy’s Wish

While dreaming about new plants for my perennial bed renovation, I scoured the internet and came across this beauty that attracts hummingbirds, from White Flower Farm. “In spring, our Director of Horticulture loves to plant this vigorous Australian selection next to his back porch. Each morning as he sits outside enjoying his coffee, he watches the hummingbirds savor the sweet

Read more

Superbells® Doublette Love Swept Double Calibrachoa Calibrachoa hybrid

Look what caught my eye! Abundant, small double petunia-like flowers all season on cascading growth; low maintenance. The flowers are a gorgeous deep pink, with a fine white rim on each petal. The effect is pure heaven. Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer Long Blooming Fall Interest Heat Tolerant Deadheading Not Necessary Attracts Hummingbirds Find more info at Proven Winners.

Read more
1 2 3 8