MDC Science programs highlight the incredible work done by scientists with the Missouri Department of Conservation and partner organizations. Do not miss your chance to learn about reptiles and amphibians from the one who wrote the book on it, literally! Get a behind the scenes look at the life and times of State herpetologist Jeff […] Continue reading "MDC Science-Life of the State Herpetologist"
Some Food for Thought from Benjamin Vogt: 1) Leaf damage is a good thing. We want to see leaf damage — this shows the plants are being used as nature intended. Caterpillars gotta eat, and caterpillars = butterflies and moths = flowers being pollinated = seed set = more plants to help fill in and […] Continue reading "Natural Garden Refresher"
After a spring of planting you may have a pile of plastic pots sitting around. You may keep some for potting extra plants to share, but what to do with the rest. The Missouri Botanical Garden no longer has their pot recycling program. BUT, Home Depot does take pots for recycling whether you bought them […] Continue reading "What to do with all those pots?"