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Powell Gardens – Plant Preview Party and Auction

Powell Gardens recently hosted a Plant Preview Party and Auction to kick off its upcoming season. The festive weekend also featured the Plant Sale, a Fungi & Fermentation event, and the opening of the summer exhibition, Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks.

The altar of the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel overlooks a 12-acre lake and “Marjorie’s Oak Tree,” a favorite shady spot for the Chapel’s namesake.

 

Community partners spoke to guests about silent auction items.

 

 

 

 

Deer sculptures made from LEGO bricks were installed in the reconstructed prairie.

 

A peacock stands on the Magnolia Walk with an eight-foot wide tail.

 

Tim Tuohy, KC Canning Company, handed out pickled samples.


Additional photos featured in the June 8, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Wendy Delzeit, John Hans, and Powell Gardens

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