Notes from the Garden | Kinghorn Gardens

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.


Reviving A Storm Damaged Landscape

Education  |  May 29th, 2019

In the Omaha area the post Memorial Holiday weather packed an early morning punch the following Tuesday.  Heavy Rain, Strong Winds and Hail quickly tore up many of our landscapes and...

Landscapes Need to Be More Than Just Pretty

Community, Habitat  |  February 18th, 2019

How We View Design Our Design Team shares their thoughts on why landscapes need to be more than just pretty. Each presents a different viewpoint, creating a well-rounded vision to share with our...

Small Touches Make A Big Difference

People, Projects  |  February 7th, 2019

We are happy to share the thoughts of our Color Team on container plants. They mention the small touches they provide daily that make a big difference! The photos above are an example of their...

The Two Most Critical Parts of Turf Success

Education, Habitat  |  January 30th, 2019

We believe the two most critical parts of turf management are controlling the nutrient intake and monitoring irrigation. Our Turf Manager, Andy, shares a deeper look into why we focus on these...

10 Questions To Ask Your Turf Care Professional

Education, News  |  January 2nd, 2019

When it comes to caring for your turf, there's a lot to take into consideration. We are happy to answer any and all of your questions. Let's start with these most frequently asked...

Guy Behind the Turf : Andy Aldrich

People  |  January 2nd, 2019

How many years have you been in the turf management industry? My professional background consists 10 years as a Golf Course Assistant Superintendent and the last four years as a...

A Day in the Life: Head of Horticulture

News, People  |  June 7th, 2018

Corey Brabec, Head of Horticulture   What’s the first thing you do when you get to work? I usually start my day by checking all of the paperwork that was turned in the day before. I...

Planting Annuals in the Circle Garden – 2018

News, Projects  |  June 4th, 2018

3,120 Plants - 208 Flats - 40 Hours - 8 Purple Polos - 1 Day We're gearing up for summer here at Kinghorn Gardens and that means lots of annuals flying out the door, onto trucks, and into their new...

The Netherlands or Nebraska?

News, Projects  |  May 17th, 2018

After taking one step into this spring garden and I didn't feel like I was in Nebraska anymore, but like I had been swept far away, to the Netherlands perhaps. While tulips didn't originate in...

A Day in the Life: Seasonal Color

News, People  |  May 1st, 2018

Ever wonder what a typical day is like for our Seasonal Color Team? We spoke with Sarah Riedler, seasonal color supervisor, and Jen Thiele, seasonal color coordinator, to learn more about how their...