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.


Get Rid of Your Winter Blues by Visiting these 5 Places in Omaha

Get Rid of Your Winter Blues by Visiting these 5 Places in Omaha

News  |  February 14th, 2018

The winter months begin to get dull this time of year. We begin to crave spending more time outside in the sunshine surrounded by green plants. Here are a few places you can visit to tide you...

Ditch the Hibiscus

Ditch the Hibiscus

Education, News  |  January 30th, 2018

Our seasonal color team is growing new ideas. This year we want to plant combinations that surprise and delight using more purposeful plants. We like to use hardy plants rather than tropical...

A Few of Our Favorite Shade-makers

A Few of Our Favorite Shade-makers

News, People  |  January 19th, 2018

Shade-makers provide protection, give refuge from the elements, and create a sense of place. Here are just a few of our favorites. A Forest Canopy The temperature is so much cooler as soon as...

A Few of Our Favorite Books

A Few of Our Favorite Books

People  |  January 4th, 2018

  With the shorter days and colder weather, cozy up to a good book and a warm beverage. Here are a few of our favorites...   My favorite book is the Jungle Book by Rudyard...

Instagram Year in Review – 2017

Instagram Year in Review – 2017

News  |  December 21st, 2017

Taking a look back on all of the wonderful gardens and projects the Purple Polos were a part of in 2017. See our top Instagram snapshots from each month below. Follow us on Instagram if...

Christmas – A Necessary Season

Christmas – A Necessary Season

News  |  December 21st, 2017

Throughout the year, we spend our days working in partnership with living systems and natural relationships. In the seasons ahead, it's our desire to become even more compatible participants in...

The Remembrance Garden: Professional Gardening

The Remembrance Garden: Professional Gardening

Projects  |  December 20th, 2017

Future garden care is an important piece in the design process and is a factor in plant selection. It is important to consider garden care from the get-go and discuss how much care you're willing to...

The Remembrance Garden: Design

The Remembrance Garden: Design

Projects  |  December 14th, 2017

At Kinghorn Gardens, our team is invested in creating the garden our clients have always dreamed of. We enjoy listening to the client and then bringing their dream to life through design.  This...

Holiday Decor: Using Plants from Your Own Garden

Holiday Decor: Using Plants from Your Own Garden

Education  |  December 7th, 2017

Our Seasonal Color Team has been putting the finishing touches on winter containers and we wanted to share some of the natural elements you can use for your holiday home decor. Whether you're...

Seasonal Color Transitions

Seasonal Color Transitions

Projects  |  November 30th, 2017

The Containers at our Design Studio in Aksarben Village Simple yet stunning, the containers outside of our design studio have been known to be admired by passersby delighting in the festive...