Children love to run on it, adults enjoy walking over it, but visitors often ask about that bridge or boardwalk that rarely has any water under it. After all the heavy rains we had last week that area, which is called a bioswale, is full of water and you can see why it was installed. A bioswale […]
Dragon’s Breath A variety of Celosia plumose called ‘Dragon’s Breath’ has been the talk of BGO this fall. Guests stop to admire its deep red color and continue to comment on its beauty even after our first frost killed some of the flowers. But the attention this little annual plant is getting in our Garden is not […]
Autumn is a beautiful time to watch the colors of leaves change, but most people don’t think much about flowers. Pollinators are still busy this time of year. Some pollinators are migrating, like the monarch butterfly. Bees, on the other hand, are busily preparing for winter. So flowers are still important in autumn! When you […]
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In the future, you’ll be able to head to BGO from the Jones Center via a beautiful, new trail. Aldermen approved designing of a trail connecting the Jones Center to the area around the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Aldermen approved Tuesday allowing the mayor and city clerk to enter into a contract with Garver, an engineering […]