The News from Native Plant School newsletter – June 2016

Native Plant School logoThe June edition of The News from Native Plant School has been published.


  • Xerces in your Grocery Store: Working to Make the Food You Eat Better for Bees by Hillary Sardiñas
  • A Woodland Alive by Margy Terpstra


  • We are Looking for a few Great Volunteers
  • Rainscaping Small Grants Program
  • Gardening Tips
  • Citizen Science Opportunity
  • Tracking the EAB


  • National Prairie Day, June 4
  • Green Homes Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden, June 4
  • 50th anniversary event, a film screening of Jens Jensen The Living Green, June 18


  • Brightside Urban Gardening Symposium, June 4
  • The Midwest Native Plant Society Pollinator Workshop, August 13

Upcoming Classes:

  • Flower Arranging with Native Plants, June 9
  • Monarch Gardening, July 14

Garden Tours:

  • The Sustainable Backyard Garden Tour, Sunday, June 12
  • The St. Louis Native Plant Garden Tour, Saturday, June 18

National Pollinator Week Events, June 21-27:

  • The Mizzou Botanic Garden – National Pollinator Dinner, June 19
  • At the St. Louis Zoo – Pollinator Dinner, June 21
  • The Mizzou Botanic Garden – Native Pollinators Symposium, June 23

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