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  • November Gardening Calendar

    Ornamentals   Weeks 1-4: Continue watering evergreens until the ground freezes. Soils must not be dry when winter arrives. Weeks 1-4: Now is the ideal time to plant trees and shrubs. Before digging the hole, prepare the site by loosening...

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  • Gardeners’ Gathering

     Thursday, October 17, 2013         Sustainably Designed Food GrowingThe Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City present:  "Sustainably Designed Food Growing" Thursday, October 17, 2013, 6:30 pm at Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road, KCMO.  Michael Almon, Kansas Permaculture Collaborative and...

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  • Kansas Insect Newsletter

    Check out the new issue of the Kansas Insect Newsletter. It has a good article on climate change and pill bugs.

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  • Gardeners’ Gathering Rescheduled

    Gardeners’ GatheringDue to forecasted inclement weather, the Gardeners’ Gathering has been rescheduled forThursday March 28, 2013, 6:30 pm"Invasive Tree Pests are Changing our Landscape" Location: Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road, KCMO. Rob Lawrence, Missouri Department of Conservation State Entomologist, will speak...

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  • Powell Gardens Volunteers Needed

    NEW VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDPeople often ask what we do all Winter at Powell Gardens...well...we think about Spring!!!! We have several volunteer gardening positions available this Spring. New Volunteer Orientations are: Tuesday, January 29th 9:30 Saturday, February 16th 9:30 If you know of anyone who would...

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  • There is an app for that…

    New app helps you name that weed University of Missouri Extension has released a free app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn or garden. To download: iPhone and other iOS...

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  • Gardeners’ Gathering

    Come join us for this years first Gardener's Gathering. February 21 Rob Lawrence Missouri Department of Conservation State Entymologist “Invasive Tree Pests are Changing our Landscape” Kauffman Foundation Conference Center 4801 Rockhill Road, KCMO Lecture begins @ 6:30 pm Master...

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  • Build a Successful Community Garden

    Gardeners know it’s not too early to plan for spring. The same is true if you’re interested in planning a community garden. Much of the work of creating a community garden is done well in advance of soil and lumber...

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  • 2013 GREAT PLAINS GROWERS WORKSHOP: January 10-12, 2013

    The conference will be held at the Fulkerson Conference Center, Missouri Western State University, 4525 Downs Drive, St. Joseph, MO. On Friday, topics of interest will be tree/small fruits, beginning organic, beginning beekeeping, marketing, conventional vegetables IPM, and introduction to...

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  • Annual Urban Farmers and Friends Meeting

    Annual Urban Farmers and Friends Meeting (sponsored by Cultivate KC) will be Saturday, January 26, 9am-12pm. Every year for the last seven years Cultivate KC has held a get-together that brings together the food dreamers-and-doers in Kansas City.  In the...

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