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Attract native bees with a free house

Help The Bee Conservancy save the bees by adding a native bee house to a local school garden, community garden or nature center.

The organization will give away 500 bee houses to groups that can offer a native plant habitat and help communities support local food systems through its Sponsor-A-Hive Program. Two hundred bee houses were given […]

Start your prep now for native plant gardens

Are you thinking about converting a lawn or garden area to native plants to attract pollinators and birds into your landscape?

This time of year, questions about preparing a garden for native plants are at an all-time high. Gardeners are learning that native plants attract pollinators, butterflies and birds to their gardens, and once established, their […]

Explore 29 farms at Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Explore 29 farms at Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Load up the family and pick a route to visit 29 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend. Visit local farmers, pumpkin patches, bee ranches and wineries and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown.

The 15th annual farm tour includes farms along […]

Order native plants now for fall pick up

You can find a wide variety of native plants at three sales in the metro area this fall. Each sale is accepting pre-orders from several nurseries that specialize in growing local native flowers, grasses, bushes and trees.

As a COVID-19 safety precaution, all sales will be a pre-paid/pickup format. No extra plants will be available for purchase […]

Meet landscape experts at virtual Plan it Native 

Get expert advice on landscaping with native plants, attracting pollinators to your garden and planting prairies at this year’s virtual Plan It Native conference on September 16 – 18.

Deep Roots KC and its partners will host this second annual event featuring keynote speakers:

Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer and MacArthur Fellow and […]