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Kemper Holiday Decorations!

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Kemper Holiday Decorations!
The Kemper Center for Home Gardening is decked out for the holidays and you don’t want to miss it! Our 15’ balsam fir tree is lavishly decorated with dried flowers harvested from our Kemper Gardens and gourdaments made by staff and volunteers. The theme this year is “Flowers” and there are many spectacular and fun interpretations of the theme. The tree is also covered with Queen Anne’s lace snowflakes, Lambs Ear bows and White Pine cones covered in ‘snow&rs...
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Visual Guide Updates –  Kemper Center for Home Gardening
Visiting the Kemper Center for Home Gardening, on the upper level is a display and slideshow featuring some of our ‘Visual Guides’ found on our website (www.gardeninghelp.org). The guides we focused on this year were:     ‘Repotting Orchids’ – February and March     ‘Propagating Plants by Cuttings’ – April and May     ‘Native Missouri Milkweeds for Monarchs’ – June a...
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Holiday Tree at Kemper Center

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Holiday Tree at Kemper Center
The Kemper Center for Home Gardening is all decked out in its finest holiday decorations! This year’s theme is a “Victorian Christmas” so you will see wonderful creations made from materials used in the 1800s such as pinecones, dried and fresh flowers, fruit, pages from ladies magazines, fabric, doilies, and candles. Since origami was a theme used throughout the year, we made origami stars and snowflakes along with felt cardinal birds for a pop of color and pinecones with cryst...
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