Pollinators Receive a Gold Award Part II

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

  The first part of my job in compiling the herbarium for KBGA was to collect, identify, and press the flowers. I researched the specific information about each individual flower […]

Pollinators Receive a Gold Award!

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Aesclepias, Agastache, Coreopsis and Echinacea. If someone said any of those words to me a year ago I probably would have said “bless you”. The previous stated words are each […]

Using Cultivars in a Native Landscape

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

There is much discussion in the horticultural world regarding the use of cultivars of native plants versus using the species. This topic came up recently in reference to the new […]

Building a Garden for Our Other Visitors Part I

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Providing habitat for our local wildlife is a priority here at the KBGA and with this in mind we have begun our newest wildlife friendly garden. The area being planted […]

You Gotta Know When to Fold ‘Em

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

One of the best things about working at a botanical garden is being able to try out different plants in different situations. Success is not only measured in plants that […]

Pics From the Pollinator Garden

Friday, June 13th, 2014



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