Classes and Tours – June 2015

weldon-milkweed

There are a number of great classes and tours available in June in the St. Louis area that you may want to try out. Some are free and the most expensive is only $20.00.

June 4, 2015
1 p.m. – Sunset Hills community center, 3939 S. Lindbergh, Sunset Hills, MO 63127

Landscaping with Native Trees and Shrubs
Betty Struckhoff is giving a presentation on Landscaping with Native Trees and Shrubs at Free and open to the public.

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June 6, 2015
at Brightside St. Louis’ Demonstration Garden
Check in at 8:30, then classes held from 9:00 until 12:00 noon
Only $10 for 4 workshops – one every 40 minutes!
http://goo.gl/crtMgW
Workshop classes offered:
Neighbors Naturescaping (for public spaces)
Native Annuals and Perennials
Gardening for Birds
Native Shrubs
Dealing with Urban Soils
Native Grasses
Gardening for Butterflies
Native Small Trees
Rain Gardening
Gardening for Pollinators
Care & maintenance for Woody Plants
Naturescaping for Your Home
Pruning Woody Plants

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June 20, 2015
St. Louis Native Plant Garden Tour
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
A self-guided tour of 10 residential native plant gardens in central St. Louis County. Various locations in Brentwood, Clayton, Glendale, Kirkwood, Webster Groves and more.
Sun, shade, butterflies, birds, dry sites and wet
Traditional and natural designs
Take pictures and ask questions
Cost: $20 per person.
http://stlwildones.org/calendar/garden-tour-2015/
http://stlwildones.org/first-st-louis-native-plant-garden-tour/
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June 20
10 a.m. to noon.
Forest ReLeaf is offering monthly tours of their nursery, CommuniTree Gardens, located in Creve Coeur Park.
Registration is preferred and the tour runs from 10:00-12:00.  Please contact info@moreleaf.org or call 314-533-LEAF to register or for more information
http://moreleaf.org/event/communitree-gardens-nursery-tour-2/
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Note – the picture is common milkweed grown by Weldon, right behind Ronnie’s Cine. He’s got at least fifty various milkweed plants growing along with a lot of new zinnia plants. It should be spectacular later in the summer.

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