This Week in Gardening & Nature

Gardening by Month from Missouri Botanical Garden: November Tips & Tasks, Pests & Problems

Now thru Next Sunday, final week to see Seedfolks at Grandel Theater. A 9-year-old Vietnamese girl plants bean seeds in a trash-filled, vacant lot and starts a series of changes. Tickets

Peak color right now in a lot of places. Missouri Fall Color Report and Illinois Fall Color Report

For Grade School Teachers: Pumpkin Graveyard lesson plan

Someone asked me about plant dyes awhile back. Have deleted the DM or text. Apologies. Anyways, this is the recommended book: The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes: Personalize Your Craft with Organic Colors from Acorns, Blackberries, Coffee, and Other Everyday Ingredients by Sasha Duerr

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

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

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

3:30-5 pm Sunday Missouri Conservation Department’s Beaver Moon Stroll at the Confluence, Columbia Bottom Conservation Area. 5 Tickets remaining. Register

6:30 pm Saturday rescheduled Astronomy Festival activities at Tower Grove Park: Telescope Viewings + Night Hike with Naturalists, Missouri Conservation Department

6 pm Nov 9th Old North’s Northside Workshop Support the Bee Sanctuary fundraiser at Turn Restaurant, Midtown. Tickets: $50

5-7 pm Nov 10th Seed St. Louis Urban Ag Happy Hour at Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust No program. No agenda. Just fun and making connections.

November Seed St. Louis and St. Louis County Library In Person Container Gardening Classes: 2 pm Nov 11th @ Mid-County Library and 3 pm Nov 14th @ Bridgeton Trails Library. Register

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

10 am Nov 19th Seed St. Louis In Person Workshop: Utilizing the School Garden in Winter. At Carriage House, Bell Community Garden, 3815 Bell. Register

4 pm Nov 23rd Missouri Prairie Foundation Online Master Class Wasps: The Astonishing Diversity of a Misunderstood Insect Free to Mo Prairie Foundation members & Grow Native Missouri professional members. $15 for non-members. Register

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