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Order native plants online & get delivery

Even with the cancellation of native plant sales, you can still start a native garden this spring with plants from local growers and free delivery or curbside pick-up services.

Here are a few options:

City Roots Nursery

Order plants online for home delivery or pickup at the Brookside Farmers Market on Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., 6321 […]

Take a hike in the urban wildlands

While limiting social contact, look for all the places close to home where you can get outside for exercise and to enjoy beautiful, springtime weather.

You can find free, public trails in every U.S. city around the country at All Trails. Locally, here are a few favorites suggested by Kansas City Wildlands:

Blue River Parkway
Kansas City, […]

What’s on the new “Dirty Dozen” produce list?

When we all are looking for ways to live safely and eat healthy, it can help to know which produce also has the smallest risk from pesticides. Here are the top “Dirty Dozen” and a dried fruit ranked by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in its annual Dirty Dozen Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

Nearly […]

Now, more than ever, it’s time to plant edibles

Spring is finally here, and while we all are social distancing and home schooling, it’s a great time to put seeds in the ground for a bounty of organic spring greens, radishes, peas and carrots.

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener, or thinking about starting your first lettuce bed, we have lots of resources to get you […]

Beyond hand washing: Try these 6 ideas to stay healthy

What can you do to fight coronavirus after you’ve washed your hands, started telecommuting, cancelled all business and social events, and stocked the pantry? Here are 6 ideas for physical and mental well-being:

1. Schedule virtual events
We’re all seeing lots of cancellations ranging from family get-togethers to large-scale business events. Can personal and business events be […]