“The first thing to do is to get rid of the invasive plants. My yard (a short acre) is covered in wild honeysuckle, euonymus and some bamboo. I back up to an unmaintained area which is also covered in all of these invasives. I’m overwhelmed! Any suggestions? “
Our yards can be a refuge for wild creatures. By planting just a single native plant this year, you may discover it has complex relations with many creatures that will amaze and entertain you.
When your peaceful walk in the woods turns terrifying… When your backyard garden party is invaded by leafy monsters… When the smell of garlic surrounds you on… Read more “Plants that Scare Us”
With the Loose Park native plant gardens setting the scene, and many KCNPI Partners in attendance, the Westport Garden Club made official the gift of Entertaining Gardens Proceeds on… Read more “The Westport Garden Club’s Entertaining Gardens Support for KCNPI”
Thanks to clear skies and an enthusiastic turnout, the KCNPI Monarch Migration Celebration at Loose Park on Saturday, September 23 was a huge success! Over 500 people attended, and KCTV5 featured… Read more “Hasta luego, monarchs!”
Text and Photos by Tom Schroeder We grow native plants for their beauty but also to observe the fascinating creatures visiting them. Visiting our flowers this summer… Read more “Summer Emeralds”
Jean Mary Love Blackman Native Plant Gardens are adjacent to existing Monarch Demonstration Garden, and display native plants well suited for planting in shade. After a week’s delay… Read more “New Native Plant Gardens at Loose Park”