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Omaha June To Do’s

News  |  June 5th, 2015

Looking for some local fun this June? Check out these hand picked events the Purple Polos thought you might enjoy. June 5th-7th Sand in the City: Check out over 15 teams try their hand at sand...

5 Essentials to the Perfect Outdoor Grad Party

Education, News  |  May 20th, 2015

Ahh graduation season, where every Saturday you drive from house to house, eating cake here and fried chicken there, handing out cards you bought in bulk with cash for "textbooks" inside. All the...

Staff Spring Favorites

News, People  |  May 14th, 2015

The Purple Polos love to be outdoors all seasons of the year and admire nature's variation from spring, summer, fall and winter; but it is clear that spring has a special place in most of their...

Mother’s Day Memories

News, People  |  May 10th, 2015

Celebrating the people plant connection is what we love to do at Kinghorn Gardens.  It seems the whole month of May is dedicated to creating outdoor memories. May Day, Mother's Day, graduations,...

May Memory Giveaway

News  |  May 6th, 2015

May is a month filled with outdoor memories. From mother’s day brunch on the patio to backyard graduation parties, to college commencements on the great lawn; May was meant to be lived...

Tiny Spring Details

Education, News  |  April 30th, 2015

Don't be fooled into thinking bulbs and blooms are the only thing spring has to offer. Train yourself to be a true nature aficionado, admiring even the tiniest victories of spring. Instead of...

Blooming at the Henry Doorly Zoo

News  |  April 21st, 2015

With April here and almost gone, spring continues to unfold all around us. By now I'm sure you are very familiar with the change of season right outside your own front door but sometimes it's fun to...

4 Things You Need to Stop Doing to Your Spring Garden

Education, News  |  April 9th, 2015

1. Over Mulching You think you’re freshening up your garden for the season ahead but if you’re like most people you actually end up drowning your poor plants in a bark ocean. Don’t worry it’s...

The Bark of Elmwood Park: Part 3

Education, News  |  March 26th, 2015

With the seasonal change in motion it may be easy to forget the more muted details of nature's wonder; let this final showcase of bark art be a reminder to look in all places to find beauty this...

The Why Behind the What of Spring Clean Ups

Education, News  |  March 19th, 2015

Tomorrow is the first official calendar day of spring! Though we have been experiencing some spring-like weather for the past few weeks, in Nebraska it seems almost impossible to know if the warmer...