Get garden inspiration at these upcoming tours

Over the next two weekends, enjoy four garden tours that include the lush surroundings of a Frank Lloyd Wright house, the historic Thomas Hart Benton home and gardens featuring native plants, butterfly gardens and unique designs of these historic homes and suburban estates.

Historic Roanoke Neighborhood Garden Tour

Saturday, June 10, Noon – 5 p.m.

Friends of Roanoke Park […]

Nominate a neighborhood for green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working to be more sustainable with recycling, energy efficiency, repurposing of vacant lots, gardening or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods […]

Check out upcoming native plants sales

There’s still time to plant a native garden and start attracting pollinators. Two native plant sales and a garden tour are scheduled in Lawrence, KS to help you get started.

Native plants are adapted to Midwest weather extremes and are ecologically useful for low-maintenance landscaping. The flowers and grasses also attract pollinators and other beneficial insects […]

See bison, cows, chicks, sheep & bees on farm tour

This year’s Miami County Farm Tour features all the basics of farm life in the region plus some extras like bison, cows, chickens, sheep and bees. Seven of the 15 stops are new this year on the May 13-14 self-guided, free tour.

The new stops include:

Foxfire Farm, 7195 W. 327th Street, Louisburg, featuring a wide […]

Tour the gardens & support pollinators

The Westport Garden Club Tour will feature five, private gardens and support the Kansas City Native Plant Initiative and its efforts to bring back the pollinators.

The tour will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 in Mission Hills and Fairway, KS. Gardens include:

An Artful Garden

This 20-year-old family garden in […]