This Week in Gardening & Nature

Photo of African Violets in tea cup and saucer planter. Flowers are purple and white purple accents

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

Know what are Silva Cells?

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 Tuesday Leaf Walk at Bellefontaine Cemetery. Master Guide led walking tour. Register

10 am Wednesday Missouri Conservation Dept Virtual Program: Attracting and ID Winter Birds. Register

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

4 pm Friday 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 Saturday Missouri Conservation Dept event at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Area, Kirkwood: Breakfast with the Birds. Only 4 Tickets remaining. Register

6:30 pm Dec 20th Missouri Conservation Dept Virtual Event: Missouri’s Prairie Communities. Register

11 am Dec 21st Missouri Conservation Dept Virtual Event: Feeding the Birds. Register

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

9 am Dec 27th Missouri Conservation Dept Virtual Event: Winter Backyard Bird Watching. Register

4 pm Dec 31st Missouri Conservation Dept special event at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area: New Year’s Eve Walk to the Confluence. 12 Tickets remaining. Register

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

6 pm Jan 12th Seed St. Louis Webinar Seed Starting. Register

6 pm Jan 26th Seed St. Louis Webinar: Tree Saps & Syrups. Register

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

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