Earth Day at Powell Gardens


Friday, April 22, 2016

Celebrate Earth Day with FREE admission to Powell Gardens on Friday, April 22, 2016! Explore Kansas City's botanical garden to gather sustainable gardening ideas, get tips on how to choose plants that help the planet's ecosystem and learn ways to cook fresh from the garden.

Arrive early and take home a tree seedling (one per party, while supplies last)! The seedling giveaways are part of Powell Gardens new Legacy Tree Program, designed to help preserve some of the region's best tree species for future generations.

Scheduled activities

  • Tree seedling giveaway (one per party; limited quantity available) 
  • Rain barrel raffle 
  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Reimagined: The Art of Upcycling (Missouri Barn display) 
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Make and take an eco-friendly seed planting pot 
  • 11-11:45 a.m. Guided tour (meet in Visitor Center)
  • 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Storytelling with Ms. Frizzle from The Magic School Bus, presented by Dawnna Morris 
  • 2-2:45 p.m. Trees 101, presented by Sarah Crowder, Program Manager for Bridging the Gap's Heartland Tree Alliance 
  • Time TBD Cooking Demonstration by Chef Lisa Burgess and Culinary Arts Students from the Career & Technology Center at Fort Osage