Meet the native plant experts who can help you get your garden started, and find the plants you need at the Native Plants: Ask the Experts Expo on Saturday, March 13.

This free outdoor event features educational stations with native plant and landscape design experts and a native plant sale. Naturalists at the Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center will show participants how to save time and money while creating wildlife habitat with native plants.

Three expo sessions will be available with limited participants to allow for social distancing at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center, 1401 NW Park Road, Blue Springs, MO. Find more information and pre-register for these one-hour time options: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. This event is limited to those who are 18 years and older, and registration is required.

The native plant sale is open to registered participants during the expo from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and to the public from 12 – 2 p.m. Pre-orders are suggested from the participating garden centers: Missouri Wildflower Nursery, Green Thumb Gardens and City Roots Nursery.