ASLA animated video

The American Society of Landscape Architects created this animated video entitled “Designing Neighborhoods for People and Wildlife.”  It’s good to see another national organization promoting the importance of native plants and habitats.

Note: Once the video starts, click the icon between “HD” and “Vimeo” in the lower right corner to see it in full-screen mode.

Native Plant School – 2013

Students at the Native Plant School at the Shaw Nature ReserveThe Native Plant School, co-sponsored by St. Louis Wild Ones, is a year-round series of mostly outdoor learning sessions in the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve. They will cover various aspects of native home landscaping and prairie/savanna/wetland re-establishment. Please bring your questions, comments, photos, drawings, plant specimens, etc. for these three-hour discussion sessions. Scott Woodbury and guest experts will lead the discussions, hands-on tours and demonstrations. Participation from the audience is encouraged.

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November 2012 meeting minutes

Wild Ones enjoying the November potluck meal

Wild Ones enjoying the November potluck meal

Members were joined by three guests at our annual potluck dinner and seed exchange, held at the First Presbyterian Church of Kirkwood.

Copies of our chapter membership list and the 2013 meeting and event calendar were distributed.

Discussion Topic

Several members described successes and challenges of the year in their gardens, including effects of heat and drought.

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