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Native Plants for Continuous Blooms – Virtual

The Missouri Prairie Foundation is hosting a free Grow Native! webinar about succession planting.

It is arguably every gardener’s dream to have plants in bloom from spring through fall in their native gardens. Presenters Alix Daniel and Cydney Ross will share their knowledge and expertise on how to keep the native wildflower blooms popping through the growing season.

This free, 30-minute presentation will be followed by a question/answer session. A link to a recording of the webinar will be emailed to registrants.

This webinar will be recorded, and made available to registrants after the event.

About the presenters

Cydney Ross (she/her) was raised throughout the Greater Kansas City area, and has set down roots in Kansas City, Missouri with her two cats. She earned a BFA in ceramics from Kansas City Art Institute in 2013 and maintains a fine arts practice in ceramics and mixed media in the Crossroads Arts District. Cydney has always had a naturalist spirit, with her earliest memories hiking, floating Missouri rivers, camping with her family, and gardening with her mom. Her endless curiosity, stewardship for the earth, and background in the arts encourages her to enthusiastically inspire folks to connect with nature. She proudly leads LGBTQ+ inclusive nature programs throughout the Kansas City area and is a self-proclaimed “native plant nerd.” Cydney holds a cooperative position as Outdoor Education Program Manager for Deep Roots and as a Native Landscape Specialist at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center in Kansas City; she is also a Certified Interpretive Guide and a Missouri Master Naturalist with the Osage Trails Chapter.

Alix Daniel (she/her) grew up on the tallgrass prairies of Kansas in a family of gardeners and teachers. She loves sharing her knowledge of native plants with the public in her role as Native Landscape Specialist at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center in Kansas City. In her position she combines her decade of landscaping experience with her love of nature.