Butchart Gardens March 1st. January and February, the worst two months of winter in Nebraska, are behind us. The first day of Spring is only 3 weeks away. Do we dare dream so soon about the colorful days ahead of us? Thought for the Day: Walk lightly in the spring, Mother Nature is pregnant.Kiowa Indian … Continue reading Spring?
Robert Buchart, pioneer in the growing cement industry, opened a limestone quarry in 1904. As the limestone deposits depleted, Robert's wife, Jennie, hauled in tons of topsoil from their nearby farm to plant flowers. She was determined to turn the giant eyesore into something of beauty. Exotic plants from all over the world were imported. … Continue reading Sunken Garden