Notes from the Garden

We’ve been creating outdoor spaces for more than 30 years, and our team has years of experience and knowledge they can’t wait to share with you.


A Natural Outdoor Classroom

A Natural Outdoor Classroom

People, Projects  |  May 9th, 2017

In 2016, Harrison Elementary School's Parent Teacher Association gathered grant funding to have an outdoor classroom created for their school. They were interested in building an outdoor classroom...

Brushstrokes of Spring Bulbs

Brushstrokes of Spring Bulbs

News, Projects  |  May 4th, 2017

After a cold, colorless winter spent longing for warmer days, longer nights and greener gardens, bulbs in every color imaginable started popping through soil! Beautiful waves of color, painting...

A Tribute to our Tomorrows

A Tribute to our Tomorrows

Education, News  |  April 24th, 2017

It’s a simple act, but an empowering one.  A hopeful tribute to our tomorrows and a generous gesture given to a new generation.  Our reverence and respect for trees honor our State’s Tree...

Gal Behind the Garden: Carlee McCollum

Gal Behind the Garden: Carlee McCollum

People  |  April 20th, 2017

Carlee McCollum, Head Gardener Joined the Team: September 2012   Day-to-day activities:  I spend the majority of my day working in beautiful outdoor offices, aka gardens, all around...

New Purple Polo Alert: Meet Caitlynn!

New Purple Polo Alert: Meet Caitlynn!

People  |  March 30th, 2017

    We are excited to have Caitlynn McVey back in purple at Kinghorn Gardens this year. She was one of our summer interns in 2016 and we couldn’t be happier that she threw on a...

In the Garden: March

In the Garden: March

News, People  |  March 23rd, 2017

  Our Purple Polos are happy to be back in gardens getting them ready for the new season! It even got warm enough a couple times this month that our trucks were makeshift coat...

5 Purple Polo Pruning Tips

5 Purple Polo Pruning Tips

Education  |  March 16th, 2017

Pruning can seem like a tedious task to the point where you might not know where to start. But if you take the time to follow these simple steps from our Purple Polos before you start trimming, your...

New Purple Polo Alert: Meet Corey!

New Purple Polo Alert: Meet Corey!

People  |  March 9th, 2017

We are excited to introduce to you one of our newest leadership members, Corey Brabec! He is our new Head of Horticulture and has been a member of the Purple Polos since January 2017. Corey’s...

Sunday Garden Series Wrap-Up

Sunday Garden Series Wrap-Up

News, People  |  February 28th, 2017

Thank you to all who attended our Sunday Garden Series! We hope you learned a lot from these lectures. Kinghorn Gardens previously offered this series in the past and brought it back in honor of...

Weather Worries

Weather Worries

Education, News  |  February 23rd, 2017

Temperatures in the 70s and snow in the forecast this week, not too surprising for February in Nebraska. But with the warmer weather, tree branches have started to flower and bulbs have started to...