I didn’t know for sure, but then Kathy B. came by on her way to the grocery story and gave me a name. Is there more than one species represented here? Male and female of the same species? Different life stages of the same species?
Forest Park Forever Park Ecologist, Peter VanLinn, presented a walking tour around the Deer Lake native restoration area which includes prairie, savannah, wetland and an education area with demonstration plants. Management processes were discussed. Ed Schmidt emphasized the importance of supporting projects as this for their native habitat value. Ed welcomed our 23 members and 3 guests.
by Betty Struckhoff
How to make a perfect fall day spectacular? Join other native plant lovers to dig up free plants. On September 8, 2012, St. Louis Wild Ones members had the treat of digging prairie plants from the backyard of a home formerly owned by a member, and taking them to their own yards (or in one case, a friend’s yard).
by Jeanne Cablish
September 22 is planting day for the 2012 Landscape Challenge. Here is the design and plant list for those of you who want a preview. Hope to see you there!
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