Notes from the Garden | Kinghorn Gardens - Part 5

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.


Japanese Beetles: Planting for Next Year

Education, News  |  August 22nd, 2017

You may have noticed this hungry beetle munching on plants in your garden this year. If you haven’t, the Japanese Beetle is a colorful mixture of iridescent green and copper. But don’t let...

Becoming a Purple Polo: Nate, Jen, & Caitlynn

People  |  August 17th, 2017

Nate Huse, Horticultural Designer I moved to a “big city”, or at least what I thought was big as a child, and got a job at Lauritzen Gardens as a full-time gardener after college. While...

Becoming a Purple Polo: Lindsey & Nick

People  |  August 9th, 2017

Lindsey Moore, Head Gardener I first heard of Kinghorn Gardens when I was a senior in college at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Bryan Kinghorn, owner of Kinghorn Gardens, came to speak in my...

Gal Behind the Garden: Mika McPherson

People  |  August 3rd, 2017

  Mika McPherson, Gardener Joined the Team: March 2017   Day-to-day activities: My day-to-day includes pruning, watering, cutting back, weeding, and cleanup. Where are you...

The Purple Polos: A Morning at the Shop

People  |  July 28th, 2017

Each morning, a crew member's day begins at the shop. Some Purple Polos can be seen hustling around grabbing gear, others discussing their garden or design installation, all preparing for the work...

The Makings of a Purple Polo

People  |  July 20th, 2017

Kinghorn Gardens doesn’t have a mold that employees have to fit or a long list of requirements to meet before throwing on a purple polo. Our team is made up of diverse individuals, all...

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Prior to Designing your Landscape

Education  |  June 30th, 2017

So, you’re ready to enhance your landscape, you’re building a new home, or maybe you just need a complete landscape makeover. Your first thoughts may be what kinds of plants, containers, and...

5 Crucial Watering Tips You Need to Know

Education  |  June 8th, 2017

It’s that time of year again! Temperatures are rising and you’re probably wondering how to best water your garden. Well, you’re in luck! Here are five tips when it comes to watering that will...

Sunday Garden Series: Buddy Plants

Education, News  |  June 1st, 2017

Kinghorn Gardens is celebrating 30 years of creating beautiful experiences this year.   In honor of this milestone, we brought back our Sunday Garden Series which was a series of...

Planting Annuals in the Circle Garden // 2017

News, People  |  May 30th, 2017

Our Purple Polos hit the ground running with planting annuals this year. They've been planting rain or shine. One of the largest planting of annuals each year takes place in the circle garden. This...