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Green your garden and protect the planet

Joe Lamp’l, creator and host of PBS’s Growing a Greener World, tops a list of experts at a two-day Gardeners Connect Symposium this weekend in Kansas City.

Lamp’l will speak on Greening Your Garden While Protecting the Planet at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 10 a Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall, 54th and Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO. He is also the founder and “Joe” behind, a new gardening-intensive website of how-to videos, podcasts and blog posts launched in 2017. Lamp’l has written numerous books and has a nationally syndicated newspaper column on gardening.

The symposium begins on Friday, February 9 with a workshop on How to Use Herbs for a Healthy Lifestyle with Tammi Hartung at 10 a.m. at Loose Park Garden Center, 5200 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, MO.

Additional presentations from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday include:

  • Kelly Norris: Planting for the Future
  • Tammi Hartung: Wildlife Friendly Gardening
  • Carol Davit: Prairies, Pollinators and the World You Keep
  • Kelly Norris: Plants with Style

The Kansas City Garden Symposium is a fundraiser for Gardeners Connect, a non-profit organization that educates the community on gardening. For more information and symposium registration, go to Gardeners Connect Symposium.

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