MDC offers Grow Native event May 2 at Discovery Center
Free event in KC offers tips and seedlings for native plant landscaping
Kansas City, Mo. – Native wildflowers and grasses work well in home landscape plantings, and a free Grow Native special event will teach participants about planting and caring for native varietieson Saturday, , at the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave. in Kansas City. The event will include guided tours of the Discovery Center’s diverse wildflower garden, now with spring flowers in full bloom, given by MDC staff.
|Many native wildflowers work well in home landscaping|
and attract pollinators such as butterflies.
The purple coneflower (top photo) and purple poppy
mallow are popular with gardeners.Photos by Bill Graham, Missouri Department of Conservation