This Week In Gardening & Nature

Annual Seed St. Louis Seed Packet Sale: Order Online– $0.25-$1.00 each for veggie, fruit, herb, flower seed packets- for Pick Up Dec 17th or Jan 21

Reminder: Climatron at Missouri Botanical Garden is a magical great getaway during winter (or any time) and MoBot admission is free to St. Louis City and St. Louis County residents 7 am to Noon Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Hey, teachers and parents of school gardeners, community gardens, public park gardeners: Jan 15th Application Deadline for Grow Native Missouri Native Plant Prairie Garden Grants

Register for 8 am to 3 pm Feb 11th Seed St. Louis Community Agriculture Conference, In Person and Virtual. $15 but scholarships available. Keynote Presentation: Soul Farmer, Tyrean “Heru” Lewis. Sessions: Growing Mushrooms at Home, Help Pollinators & Increase Your Harvest, Wild Edibles of Missouri, Growing Microgreens 101, Schoolyard Animal Husbandry, Free Plants in the Kitchen Garden, Lacto Ferment Your Garden Produce for Better Gut Health, What is Therapeutic Horticulture?, Land Trust Garden Update

Gardening by Month from Missouri Botanical Garden
December Tips & Tasks
December Pests & Problems

Start planning your 2023 Garden with Seed St. Louis Seed Starting/Planting Calendar

Thru Dec 30th Sachs Butterfly House special event, Chesterfield: Winter Jewels: An Enchanted Celebration. Tickets

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

1 pm Wednesday Missouri Conservation Dept Virtual Class: Holiday/Winter Swag From Your Own Backyard. Register

4 pm Wednesday Missouri Prairie Foundation Webinar- Winter’s Feathered Friends: The Christmas Bird Count & Grassland Birds in Winter. Register

6 pm Thursday Seed St. Louis Zoom Class: Enjoying Winter & Preparing for Spring. Register

6:30 pm Friday Missouri Conservation Dept Nature Board Game Night at Stupp Center, Tower Grove Park Ages 8 and up. Register

1:30 pm Dec 13th Leaf Walk at Bellefontaine Cemetery. Master Guide led walking tour. Register

10 am Dec 14th Missouri Conservation Dept Virtual Program: Attracting and ID Winter Birds. Register

Noon Dec 15th Deep Roots Kansas City virtual event: Native Plants at Noon on the Road with Missouri Conservation Dept. Register

4 pm Dec 16th Missouri Conservation Dept events at Tower Grove Park
Discovering Night Walk. Might see owls. 18 Tickets remaining. Register
Family Craft Night @ Stupp Center. 21 Tickets remaining. Register

9:30 am Dec 17th Missouri Conservation Dept event at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Area, Kirkwood: Breakfast with the Birds. Only 3 Tickets remaining. Register

4 pm Dec 21st Grow Native Missouri Webinar: Restoring Home: The Journey Back to Native. Register

4 pm Jan 3rd Craft Project for K-3 Kids at Machacek Library, Lindenwood: Paper Plate Bird Feeder

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