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Take a hike in the urban wildlands

While limiting social contact, look for all the places close to home where you can get outside for exercise and to enjoy beautiful, springtime weather.

You can find free, public trails in every U.S. city around the country at All Trails. Locally, here are a few favorites suggested by Kansas City Wildlands:

Blue River Parkway
Kansas City, […]

Get set to garden with virtual workshops

Deep Roots is going virtual with a new, free workshop series to help gardeners with everything from basic spring planting to stress-relieving, garden meditations.

Each week during the duration of the coronavirus #StayHomeKC, Deep Roots will host 20-30 minute live webinars beginning at 4 p.m. (CDT) every Tuesday and Thursday. Garden experts will offer bite-size information […]

Design a low-maintenance, native flower garden

If you’re looking for design advice on a low-maintenance, native plant garden, discover the tried-and-true plants that work best in a small landscape from a wildflower garden expert.

Scott Woodbury, manager of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve, will present Lower Maintenance Design and Plant Selection for Native Gardens at this Deep Roots […]

Plant a tree, or a forest, this Valentine’s Day

Are you searching for a more everlasting gift for your Valentine this year? Consider giving a tree, or help plant a forest. Here are 6 easy ways to give this greenest of gifts.

For many, Valentine’s Day is a time for giving bouquets of flowers or roses by the dozen. The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will order […]

Discover the secrets of growing fruit

Learn all about fruit trees, how to care for them and how they provide food security to local communities at this OrchardKeeper workshop.

Bridging the Gap’s Heartland Tree Alliance and The Giving Grove are partnering on this two-day class that delves into food security, food deserts, tree care and biology, soil and basic fruit biology, site […]