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.


Guy Behind the Garden: Pat Reilly

People  |  May 25th, 2017

Pat Reilly, Landscape Installation Specialist Joined the Team: May 2012   Day-to-day activities: Most of my workdays are spent planting trees, shrubs, and perennials. Less often, I can...

A Natural Outdoor Classroom: The Design and Installation at Harrison Elementary

News, Projects  |  May 18th, 2017

Creating Happier, Healthier, More Engaged, and Environmentally Conscious Students It all started with Harrison Elementary's PTA looking for a "big idea project" that would benefit the school for...

Guy Behind the Garden: Chester Goik

People  |  May 11th, 2017

  Chester Goik, Head Gardener Joined the Team: September 2015   Day-to-day activities:  Gardening and more gardening! Garden guru from:  I was born in Bay City Michigan, moved to...

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

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

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

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...

Too Mulch of a Good Thing

Education, News  |  April 10th, 2017

Prepared April 10, 2017, Omaha, NE Bryan Kinghorn, Kinghorn Gardens  We’ve become more inquisitive over the past few years on how the spring mulching phenomenon has gained so much traction. ...

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

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...