This Week in Gardening & Nature

1:30 pm Tuesday Leaf Walk at Bellefontaine Cemetery. Master Guide led walking tour. Register

9 am to Noon Tuesday Plant It Forward at Tower Grove Park. Help dig cannas, elephant ears, other plants; clear display beds of debris; plant 20,000+ spring bulbs. 6 more volunteers wanted. Register

4 pm Wednesday St. Louis Public Library Workshop: Create Your Own Zen Garden at Barr Library, Gate District: 4 Seats Remaining. Register

4 pm Wednesday Missouri Prairie Foundation Webinar Master Class: Dazzling, Daring, Aerial Beauties- Dragonflies. Free: MPF members and Grow Native professional members. $15: non-members. Register

Photo of yellow and red beets with tops

3:30-6:30 pm Friday Missouri Prairie Foundation Native Plant Sale at Roeslein & Associates, 9200 Watson, Crestwood. Tuesday Deadline to order from Missouri Wildflower Nursery for pick up at Friday’s Sale

8 am Saturday St. Louis Audubon Beginner Bird Walk at Forest Park. Register

9 am-Noon Saturday Seed St. Louis Garlic & Shallots Sale at Carriage House, 3815 Bell, Midtown. Softneck Garlic ‘Inchelium Red’: 50¢ per clove. Hardneck Garlic ‘Music’: 50¢ per clove. Elephant Garlic: 75¢ per clove. Red Shallots: 50¢ per shallot. Seed St. Louis YouTube video on Winter Garlic & Shallot planting

1 pm Saturday Missouri Department of Conservation event: Trees of Tower Grove Park. 4 Openings remaining. Register

Saturday Deadline to enter Missouri Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest. Categories: Natural Resources, State Parks and Historic Sites, People Enjoying Missouri Outdoors

Oct 5th Seed St. Louis and St. Louis County Library Workshop: Edible Landscaping. Rock Road Library, St. Ann. Register

6:30 pm Oct 7th Missouri Department of Conservation Discover Nature Night Hike at Powder Valley Nature Conservation Center, Kirkwood. Register

Oct 11th Seed St. Louis and St. Louis County Library Workshop: Composting 101 at Grand Glaize Library, 1010 Meramec Station Rd, Manchester. Register

October 12th Grow Native Missouri Webinar: Dicamba and 2,4-D- Old Herbicides Causing New Problems. Presented by Robbie Doerhoff, Forest Entomologist, Missouri Department of Conservation. Register

Oct 13th Seed St. Louis Zoom Class: Reuse in the Garden. Register

Oct 15th Plant a tree in memorial to someone special with Sustainable St. Louis Memorial Tree Planting at Shaw Forest, 39th @ DeTonty. Register

Oct 15th Benton Park West Pruning Blitz. Register

Oct 26th Grow Native Missouri Zoom Master Class: The Seed Cycle: Native Seed Collection, Stratification, Propagation with Mike Hoyle, manager, Missouri Wildflowers Nursery. Free: MPF members and Grow Native Professional Members. $15: non-members. Register

Oct 29th ForestReLeaf Fall Tree Planting, St. Vincent Greenway, West End. Volunteers Wanted. Register

Nov 12th ForestReLeaf North Riverfront Mississippi Greenway Tree Planting. Volunteers Wanted. Register