Hiding in Plain Sight

Get up close to the best-kept secrets in the Climatron. The Climatron® Conservatory has been a Garden icon since its opening in 1960, but many visitors may pass through this tropical environment unaware it hosts one of the Garden’s best-kept secrets under its geodesic dome. While visiting the Climatron in the late 1990s, a gecko…

Leading by Example: EarthWays Center Celebrates 15 Years at the Garden

As Deborah Frank, Glenda Abney, and Jean Ponzi sit down to reflect on the Garden’s “zero waste” efforts for the 2015 Best of Missouri Market & More, they finish each other’s sentences, talking about what worked and what didn’t. Their view of the event, however, is through a green lens. They see dumpsters full of…