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GHF Native Plant Garden Tour • Douglas County

Saturday, Jul 7th, 2018 @ 8am
KU Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden • 1865 E. 1600 Rd. • Lawrence, KS • Map

Join GHF as we tour two vibrant and creative gardens that exemplify the beauty, enjoyment, and benefits that come from gardening with native plants.

During the tour, participants will experience the gardens up close and learn about the design process from the gardeners who created them. The tour will be led by Roxie McGee with the Douglas Co. Extension Master Gardeners and Patti Ragsdale, owner of Happy Apple’s Farm.

The tour will begin at 8:00 am at the KU Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden, 1865 E. 1600 Rd., Lawrence. The second half of the tour will start at 9:15 am at Happy Apple’s Farm, 17524 178th St., Tonganoxie.
An RSVP is encouraged. Email GHF at to RSVP and for more information.

This tour is a part of the GHF 2018 Native Plant Gardening Workshop Series. The workshop series is for everyone who wants to learn more about gardening with natives. It includes presentations, native garden tours, online and print resources, and plant sales. Check out the GHF website at or follow GHF on Facebook to learn more. 

Contact: Kim Bellemere

Sponsor: Grassland Heritage Foundation

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