This Week in Gardening & Nature

Missouri Fall Color Report by region at Missouri Department of Conservation

Gardening by Month: October Tips & Tasks from Missouri Botanical Garden

Carrots fresh from the garden

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. 4 More Volunteers Wanted. Register

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

10 am Wednesday Seed St. Louis and St. Louis County Library Workshop: Edible Landscaping. Rock Road Library, St. Ann. Register

10 am Thursday Horticulture Trolley Tour @ Bellefontaine Cemetery. Two-hour trolley tour led by a Master Guide sharing horticulture and arboretum highlights. Tickets $5. Register

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

10 am Saturday Missouri Department of Conservation Workshop at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center: Butterfly Gardening with Tom Terrific. Register

10 am to 3 pm Saturday DIG Annuals & Perennials Fall Sale, 3120 Pennsylvania. 1 pm Workshop on Propagating Woody Plants from Cuttings. Plants for sale from Custom Foodscaping and seeds from Seed St. Louis

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

Oct 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

6:15 am Oct 15th Missouri Department of Conservation Sunrise Breakfast at the Confluence, Columbia Bottom Conservation Area. Register

9 am Oct 15th Americorps St. Louis Clean Up at Laumeier Sculpture Park, Sappington. Mary Miss’s Pool Complex: Orchard Valley needs a clear out, clean up. Volunteers Wanted. Register

10 am to 2 pm Oct 15th St. Louis Audubon Society’s Bring Conservation Home Native Plant Sale at Webster University, Bookstore Parking Lot, 554 Garden, Webster Groves

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