After last year’s successful Native Landscaping workshop, the partner organizations have decided to hold it again. This year’s workshop will be Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Powder Valley Nature Center. Registration is $20, and includes lunch and a guide to landscaping with native plants. You can register online or download the PDF (300 KB).
This in-depth workshop is designed for homeowners and beginning gardeners. It offers information and resources on how to landscape with native plants to create greener communities.
Topics will include:
- Landscape for birds and butterflies
- Identify and remove invasive plants
- Alternatives to non-native plants
- Design a native garden
- Plan a rain garden
This year’s partners:
- Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD)
- Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC)
- Shaw Nature Reserve
- St. Louis Audubon Society
- Grow Native!
- St. Louis Wild Ones
In addition, Missouri Wildflowers Nursery will be on hand selling plants to get an early start on your spring planting.