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Get free native trees in Kansas City

If you live in Kansas City, MO, you can get up to two free native trees through an Energy-Saving Trees partnership.

A limited number of trees are available and include: American Sycamore, bald cypress, bur oak, red oak, red maple and yellowwood.

The program goal is to help homeowners plant trees where they can shade homes. Trees […]

Discover tips for native plant gardening

Tap into the gardening wisdom of local experts at these free virtual workshops on native plants.

Deep Roots is offering a free workshop series to help gardeners with everything from how to plant native seeds to selecting the best native plants to attract butterflies and birds.

Upcoming workshops include:

• Thursday, April 30: Recognizing and Removing Invasive Species

• Tuesday, May […]

50 ways to celebrate Earth Day, beginning today

Even when we can’t celebrate together, local Earth Day organizers have found 50 ways to take big and small actions for the planet on this 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Thanks to Bridging the Gap, City of Kansas City, MO Office of Environmental Quality, KCMO Parks & Recreation, Heartland Conservation Alliance, Kansas Chapter of Sierra Club, […]

Save on Energy Star appliances during Earth Week

If all this extra time at home has worn out an essential appliance, take advantage of the Missouri Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday and pay no sales tax from April 19-25 on a qualifying Energy Star® appliance.

Since 2009, the sales tax holiday has been scheduled each year to promote energy efficiency during the week of […]

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 […]