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Explore the prairie at Sweet Sounds of Summer

Stroll through a tallgrass prairie full of wildflowers and native grasses, and enjoy live bluegrass music at the Sweet Sounds of Summer prairie tour.

Explore a wide variety of native plants at the home of Laurie Brown in Liberty, MO from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, July 16. The event includes refreshments and a silent auction in […]

Start your prep now for native plant gardens

Are you thinking about converting a lawn or garden area to native plants to attract pollinators and birds into your landscape?

This time of year, questions about preparing a garden for native plants are at an all-time high. Gardeners are learning that native plants attract pollinators, butterflies and birds to their gardens, and once established, their […]

Get native tree seedlings for spring

Just in time for spring planting, you can order native tree and shrub seedlings for as little as 22 cents each from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). Even residents of other states can get seedlings shipped.

The MDC George O. White State Nursery grows three-million tree seedlings each year and sells one-year-old, bare-root seedlings with […]

Prep for spring at Native Plant Expo & Sale

Meet the native plant experts who can help you get your garden started, and find the plants you need at the Native Plants: Ask the Experts Expo on Saturday, March 13.

This free outdoor event features educational stations with native plant and landscape design experts and a native plant sale. Naturalists at the Burr Oak Woods Conservation […]

This Valentine’s Day, plant a tree or a forest

Are you searching for a truly green gift for your Valentine this year? Consider giving a tree, or help plant a forest.

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 more than $1.9 billion in flowers for the day. But for […]