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Mulch, compost & recycle your yard waste

Growing piles of leaves are “gold” for gardeners who take advantage of the free nutrients that can be mulched or composted to replenish lawns and gardens.

Replenish your lawn with grass cycling

One of the easiest ways to reap the benefit of leaves is to leave them on the lawn and mow over them. This can be accomplished […]

Volunteer to plant trees in Kansas City

Help the Heartland Tree Alliance plant more trees in the Kansas City metro area by becoming a volunteer this fall.

Volunteers are needed to help plant trees in these neighborhoods:

9 a.m. – Noon, Saturday, October 19, Somerbrook Neighborhood, Kansas, MO

8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 23, Delaware Ridge Neighborhood, Kansas City, KS

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Reserve native tree seedlings now for spring

Start planning now for spring planting by ordering native tree seedlings for as little as 22 cents each from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Here’s how you can tap this resource or find a program in your state.

The MDC George O. White State Nursery grows three-million tree seedlings each year and sells one-year-old, bare-root seedlings […]

Explore the countryside at the Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Load up the kids and pick a route to visit 34 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend. Visit local farmers, pumpkin patches and wineries and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown.

The 14th annual farm tour includes farms along the Kaw River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, […]

Find native plants at upcoming fall sales

Native perennials are hardy, drought tolerant and come back year after year in the garden. Find a wide variety of flowers and grasses for sale at these four plant events.

 

POSTPONED: Grassland Heritage Foundation Native Plant Sale

Thursday, September 12: 4 – 6 p.m.; RESCHEDULED for Sept. 26

Cottin’s Hardware & Rental, 1832 Massachusetts St., Lawrence KS

 

Platte Land Trust […]