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Escape to 31 farms on tour this weekend 

Take a day trip to explore family-owned farms, bee ranches, pumpkin patches and vineyards, and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown on 31 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour.

The 17th annual farm tour includes farms along the Kaw River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 2 and […]

Explore pollinator habitats & more at garden tour

Six fall gardens featuring pollinator and wildlife habitat, native plants, butterfly gardens, a lavender field and turtle pond will be in full bloom this weekend at the Miami County Fall Garden Tour.

The tour will be open to the public from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, September 10 and Saturday, September 11. It is […]

Explore the prairie at Sweet Sounds of Summer

Stroll through a tallgrass prairie full of wildflowers and native grasses, and enjoy live bluegrass music at the Sweet Sounds of Summer prairie tour.

Explore a wide variety of native plants at the home of Laurie Brown in Liberty, MO from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, July 16. The event includes refreshments and a silent auction in […]

Help national effort to plant for pollinators

You can help save the bees that pollinate our food production systems by joining a national movement to plant more bee-friendly gardens during National Pollinator Week, June 21-27.

By creating, planting and maintaining a garden, and registering it on the Pollinator Garden Challenge map, Americans can contribute to revitalizing the health of bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators […]

What’s best for you: Rain garden or bioswale?

Reusable bag or plastic bag? Rain garden or bioswale? The answer may be obvious on the first choice, but when it comes to managing water, it can be confusing.

Rain gardens and bioswales have similar results, but vary in how they are designed and work. Let’s look at what might be best for your situation.

Both a […]