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Upcoming events in Kansas City and surrounding areas.

Hands-On Fruit Tree & Small Fruit Pruning – Workshop

Kansas City Community Gardens 6917 Kensington Ave., Kansas City, United States

Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is hosting a free workshop on tree pruning. All fruit plants require some sort of maintenance, from pruning to thinning to pest management. Learn what to do, why to do it and when to do it. Learn about dormant pruning in the garden. Workshop will be held inside for first potion […]

Vegetable Garden Basics – Workshop

Kansas City Community Gardens 6917 Kensington Ave., Kansas City, United States

Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is hosting a free workshop on vegetable gardening. This workshop is helpful for beginning and experienced gardeners. Learn the fundamentals of successful vegetable gardening including: site selection, soil improvement and preparation, garden planning, planting techniques, variety selection, garden maintenance and harvesting. In addition to in-person workshops, KCCG also maintains a […]

Native Garden Maintenance – Virtual

When should I clean the garden without interrupting the lifecycle of the pollinators that make a home in those garden litters? Often a confusing subject but need not be. Join the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Master Gardeners for this free virtual class.

The Native Yard: Planting for Wildlife – Class

Shawnee Civic Centre 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, MO, United States

A yard full of native plants can not only be beautiful but can be beneficial to wildlife such as butterflies and birds. Join the Johnson County K-State Extension to dig deep into how to transform your yard into a wildflower paradise that not only brings you joy but helps wildlife as well. This class will […]

$3

Kansas City Garden Symposium 2024 Garden Design Workshop

Rockhurst University Arrupe Hall 5351 Forest Ave, Kansas City, MO, United States

The Gardners Connect annual Kansas City Garden Symposium will feature a six-hour garden design class entitled, The Garden Room Method, to help you unravel the design process and delineate living and planting spaces. This workshop will challenge you to look at landscape design as a series of purposeful outdoor spaces. Our day will be filled […]

$195.00

Organic Gardening – Workshop

Kansas City Community Gardens 6917 Kensington Ave., Kansas City, United States

Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is hosting a free workshop on organic gardening. Many gardeners are interested in growing organically but what does “Organic Gardening” really mean? Come and learn how to apply organic methods in your own garden by avoiding synthetic pesticides and fertilizers while using natural building a foundation of healthy soil. In […]

Kansas City Garden Symposium 2024

Rockhurst University Arrupe Hall 5351 Forest Ave, Kansas City, MO, United States

The Kansas City Garden Symposium is hosted annually by Gardeners Connect. The full-day symposium is planned for Saturday, March 16, in Arrupe Hall on the campus of Rockhurst University, 54th Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City, MO. For $99, the event includes four speakers, six presentations, lunch, and a gift bag. A garden design […]

$99

Hands-On in the Garden – Planting Cool Season Crops – Workshop

Kansas City Community Gardens 6917 Kensington Ave., Kansas City, United States

Kansas City Community Gardens (KCCG) is hosting a free workshop on garden planting. Come see planting techniques for cool season vegetable crops being demonstrated in the Beanstalk Children’s Garden. We will be demonstrating planting seeds, vegetable plants, seed potatoes, onion sets and onion plant. Other demonstration will include; preparing the soil for planting, mulching and […]

Gardeners Connect Free Speaker Series

Merriam Community Center 6040 Slater St, Merriam, KS, United States

In April, a lily expert from the top ranks of the North American lily world is coming to Kansas City to discuss the delight and wonder of growing lilies. Art Evans from Gravette, Ark., plans to present a program titled, Lily Addiction: Not That Bad, Really! He plans to talk about the magnetic attraction of […]

Free

Giving Grove Planting Promise Luncheon 2024

28 Event Space- Kansas City Room 1300 W. 28th Street, Kansas City, United States

Celebrate The Giving Grove and the impact of its affiliate programs on communities across the United States. Florence Williams, best-selling author of The Nature Fix, will be the featured speaker. From forest trails in Korea to groves of eucalyptus in California, Williams has investigated the science at the confluence of environment, mood, health, and creativity. […]

$60

Gardeners Connect Free Speaker Series

Merriam Community Center 6040 Slater St, Merriam, KS, United States

If there was one taste of summer for Kansas City-area gardeners, it must be that of a tomato. Not a supermarket tomato, but a garden-grown one or one grown by area producers. The May program in Gardeners Connect’s Free Speaker Series celebrates the tomato with a presentation by half of the entrepreneurial couple who produce […]

Free