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Design a low-maintenance, native flower garden

If you’re looking for design advice on a low-maintenance, native plant garden, discover the tried-and-true plants that work best in a small landscape from a wildflower garden expert.

Scott Woodbury, manager of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve, will present Lower Maintenance Design and Plant Selection for Native Gardens at this Deep Roots […]

Apply to become a Climate Reality Leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps is accepting applications for free training sessions in five cities in 2020.

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of advocates trained to talk about the impacts of climate change and what […]

Try tapping a tree for maple syrup

Now’s the time to tap maple trees for sugar syrup, and you can learn how at two free Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) workshops this Saturday, February 22.

MDC’s Burr Oak Woods Nature Center will offer a workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, 1401 N.W. Park Road in Blue Springs, MO. The workshop is free […]

Discover the secrets of growing fruit

Learn all about fruit trees, how to care for them and how they provide food security to local communities at this OrchardKeeper workshop.

Bridging the Gap’s Heartland Tree Alliance and The Giving Grove are partnering on this two-day class that delves into food security, food deserts, tree care and biology, soil and basic fruit biology, site […]

Start planning your native plant garden now

Winter is a great time to start learning how to select the right native plants for the right place in your landscape to attract pollinators and give your garden beds a boost this summer.

Deep Roots KC is hosting Introduction to Native Plants: Missouri Natives from the Ground Up from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4 at […]