Expand Your Market: Landscaping with Native Plants 


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THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL.  PLEASE EMAIL kcnpi@kcnpi.org TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST.  Unfortunately we cannot accommodate walk-in registrations.

Free Workshop for Landscape Professionals

February 1st, 2018


Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Hosted by the Missouri Department of Conservation.  Join the partners of Kansas City Native Plant Initiative for a half-day workshop focused on learning how to integrate long-lasting, good-looking, in-demand native plants into your landscaping business. You will hear from local native plant growers and landscapers about how using sustainable species makes smart business sense.

Advance registration required.  Click HERE to sign up.



8am Breakfast & Registration
8:30am Introduction to Native Plants – Stephen Van Rhein, Missouri Department of Conservation
9:00am Plants! The 25 top performers – Matt Bunch, Giving Grove
9:30am Design with Natives – Paula Diaz, GardeNerd Consultations
10:15 Break out; virtual site walkthrough
11:00 Business Model/Considerations – Will Gibson, Green Thumb Gardens
11:40 Discussion/ QandA
12:00 Adjourn
Photo credit: Mary Nemecek, design in photo credit: David Dods






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