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Nominate neighbors for a green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, recycling project, energy efficiency, repurposing vacant lots or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods can […]

Find online native plant sales & curbside pickup

It’s time to plant natives, and despite spring sale event cancellations, you can still order your favorite native flowers, shrubs and trees online or by phone for curbside pickup.

To find a native plant nursery or sale anywhere in the U.S., visit the Plant Native Directory or  Choose Natives for options by city, county and state.

Here […]

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 […]

Shop CultivateKC Plant Sale for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, help mom start a spring garden with locally grown, organic bedding plants, shrubs and fruit trees from CultivateKC’s online Mother’s Day Plant Sale.

Check out the selection of tomato, pepper, eggplant, herbs and flowers at the CultivateKC online sale. Selections include 30 varieties of tomatoes, several pepper and eggplant selections, herb plantings of oregano, […]

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 […]