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Cut energy costs by 20% with free trees

For a limited time, targeted Kansas City, MO residents can qualify for up to two free trees through an Energy-Saving Trees partnership designed to help residents reduce summertime cooling bills.

Bridging the Gap (BTG), KCPL (Evergy), the U.S. Forest Service, and Arbor Day Foundation will be giving away trees from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, September 28 […]

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 […]

Attend Climate Action Summit for free

Sign up to attend free Climate Action Summit sessions with Paul Hawken, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids and Mayor Quinton Lucas at this sold-out event.

Hawken, an internationally known environmentalist and author of Drawdown, a plan to reverse global warming, will headline a full-day Metro KC Climate Action Summit on Saturday, September 14. More than 500 people have […]

Borrow garden tools from local library

Get your fall garden landscaping started by “checking out” garden tools like shovels, lawn mowers, pruners, post-hole diggers, spreaders, rakes, axes and wheelbarrows from a free Tool Lending Library.

The Olathe Public Library is piloting the new Tool Lending Library at its downtown location, 201 E. Park St. Just like books and movies, borrowers can borrow […]

Meet national landscape experts at Plan It Native

Landscape professionals and residential gardeners can immerse themselves in three days of native plant workshops and events at the inaugural Plan It Native conference coming to Kansas City on September 18 – 20.

Plan It Native participants will learn from national and local experts how native plants can improve their landscapes and where they can find resources. Florence Williams, author […]