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Honeysuckle Removal and Nature Outreach

Sept. 24th – Crestwood Park. Honeysuckle Removal – 9 am to noon.– Details Nature Outreach – Free Seeds – noon until 2 pm>Details

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Plant Sale – Sept. 30th

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Friday, September 30, at Roeslein & Associates, Inc., 9200 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Native plants beautify landscapes and help support songbirds and other cherished wildlife. Buy … Continue reading

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Nature Outreach – Sept. 24th

The City of Crestwood will be hosting an outreach event at Crestwood Park that includes a food truck and nature-themed scavenger hunt. Partnering organizations will also be on hand to share details about the habitat restoration efforts currently underway at … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Removal – Sept. 24th

Click below for more details. https://volunteer.openspacestl.org/need/detail/?need_id=717452 Date – Sept. 24hPlace – Crestwood ParkTime – 9 a.m. to noon.

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Free Butterfly Gardening Program

Click Here to Register – Oct. 8th.

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Yard of the Month – Sessions Ave.

Bob and Mary Ann Schwarz are another winner of the Yard of the Month at 613 Sessions Ave. Their front yard garden can be seen easily from the street. Their back yard is filled with mainly shade-loving plants like hosta, … Continue reading

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Pruning in May

Above …. Ironweed in good soil. Also known as the Chelsea Chop, cutting back certain plants by 1/3 to 1/2 is a common practice to maintain control and size in the garden. One of the things I’ve noticed with native … Continue reading

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Yard of the Month – Larsen Lane

Diana Linsley is the newest winner of the Yard of the Month and is located on Larsen Lane. She was recently awarded a grant by the WildOnes and had the club come over and install the garden in one morning. … Continue reading

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Recent Garden Videos – Terrific!

The St. Louis County recently sponsored a number of excellent gardening videos which are now available on YouTube. Below is a summation of the videos and their location. Keynote: Let It Be An Oak by Doug Tallamy A 3-Year Suburban … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Hack – Crestwood Park – April 30th

This volunteer opportunity will take place on Saturday, April 30th, 2022, from 9:00 am to noon. Pre-registration is requested.  Click here to sign up! Check-in will begin at 8:45 am. Time period is 9 a.m. to Noon. **This event will be … Continue reading

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