Cyclamen in the Conservatory

The Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory at Lauritzen Gardens is a sight to see this time of year and all year, being one place that feels like summer forever. Right now the model train weaves through the “cold” front room in the conservatory with splashes of pink and red cyclamen stealing the show. Cyclamen The trick…

Heron Haven

Last Tuesday, the West Pott. Master Gardeners met at Heron Haven in Omaha, NE for our monthly meeting. Heron Haven is a spring-fed wetland sanctuary. The sanctuary features one of the last oxbow wetlands of the Big Papillion Creek and it is within Omaha’s city limits. There is a butterfly garden near the entrance that was…

Indian Creek Nursery – Omaha, NE

One of my favorite little spots in Omaha is the back greenhouse of Indian Creek Nursery in Omaha. The business was established in 1966 and is located at 303 N Saddle Creek Rd. The greenhouse is a year-round oasis where I can always find something interesting. I stopped in for a visit today while finishing…

Membership @ Lauritzen Gardens

I just recently renewed my Lauritzen Gardens membership for another year. Check out the membership options here. If you visit more than three times per year it is worth the $35 for an individual membership. Member Benefits · Free admission for one year · Invitations to exclusive members-only events · A 10% discount on all regularly…

Garden Mums at Lauritzen

I’ve visited Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, NE a few times over the last few weeks. Here are a few photos of the garden mums on the property during their Fall Chrysanthemum Show running through November 17. Such beautiful grounds. Have you been to Lauritzen Gardens yet? SaveSave

Hot Shops Spring Open House

You won’t want to miss Hot Shops Art Center 16th Annual Spring Open House on April 29 and 30, 2017. Open on both Saturday from 12 pm – 8 pm and Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm, the event features artist workshops, galleries and demonstrations throughout a multi-story building.

African Violet Show and Sale

The Omaha African Violet and Gesneriad Society Show and Sale will be held at Mulhalls next weekend on March 11th, 2017 from 9 am – 4 pm. It is a great opportunity to check out prize winning African Violets along with having the opportunity to purchase them.

Travel: Mulhalls

The next time you are in Omaha, NE you have to visit Mulhalls.

Fall Chrysanthemum Show

Located just north of Interstate 80 and south of Omaha’s historic Old Market at 100 Bancroft Street, the Lauritzen Gardens is a year-round attraction. Each fall the botanical center hosts its Fall Chrysanthemum Show.