It is almost time! Each year, with the support of the Missouri Prairie Foundation’s Grow Nativeprogram, we award a front yard makeover using plants native to Missouri. The purpose is tohighlight the importance of using native plants, in a way that is both attractive to people, andbeneficial for the area’s wildlife. We are looking for […] Continue reading "New Year, New Landscape Challenge!"
Learn about owls at MDC virtual program on Dec. 20 WINONA, Mo. – Because of owls’ nocturnal lifestyles and their hunting of mice, rats, and other animals that can be pests for humans, these night-time birds are a fascinating and beneficial part of Missouri’s outdoors. People can learn more about owl species found in Missouri by […] Continue reading "Learn about nighttime visitors to your garden"
There is more than just using the new USDA map when selecting plants for your native garden. Check out this article by Benjamin Vogt to find out why. Continue reading "Stop Gardening by Hardiness Zone"