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Load up on native plants at sales this weekend

Create a beautiful landscape, rain garden or bioswale with locally grown native wildflowers, grasses and more on sale at two native plant sales this weekend.

Native wildflowers and grasses can be easy to grow and the perennials will return every year. Because they grow naturally in the Midwest landscape, they are acclimated to the climate and […]

Score native plants at spring sales

It’s time to start digging in the garden, and here’s where you can find the largest variety of native plant flowers, vines, shrubs, grasses and trees.

To find native plant sales and resources in your city, check Plant Native and search by location. In the Kansas City area, here are three native plants sales in April.

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It’s time for the KCCG Spring Plant Sale 

Get ready to start planting asparagus, berries, broccoli, kale, lettuce and other spring vegetable seeds and plants with a visit to Kansas City Community Garden’s Plant Sale this week.

You’ll find a variety of plants that were grown in the Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) greenhouse, including asparagus, berries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale and […]

Give a little love (& a tree) this Valentine’s Day

If you’re looking for a unique way to show your love this Valentine’s Day, here are a few gift ideas that will live well beyond a bouquet of roses – and give a little love to the planet, too.

For many, Valentine’s Day is a time for giving bouquets. The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will […]

Rebuild KC offers neighborhood grants

Could your neighborhood benefit from new trees, a community garden, solar installation or an affordable housing project?

The city of Kansas City just announced a new Rebuild KC Neighborhood Grand program to encourage better neighborhoods with projects that promote affordable housing, sustainable streetscapes, blight elimination, violence prevention, energy efficiency, solar and renewable energy and overall healthy […]