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Basics of Native Plant Gardening • Douglas County

Saturday, Apr 6th, 2019 @ 9am
Raintree Montessori School • 4601 Clinton Pkwy • Lawrence, KS • Map

Native plants beautify our landscapes, lift our spirits, and nourish the life around us. Join the Grassland Heritage Foundation and Raintree Montessori School to learn how you can include more natives in your yard.

Roxie McGee, Master Gardener and Co-coordinator of the KU Medicinal Plant Garden, and GHF Education Coordinator Kim Bellemere will talk about why gardening with natives is important and how to get started in your yard. Topics will include natives and wildlife, starting and enlarging native gardens, site assessment, and plant selection, purchasing, and planting.

An RSVP is encouraged. Email GHF at for more information and to RSVP.

Hosted in collaboration with Raintree Montessori School.

Contact: Kim Bellemere 7858408104

Sponsor: Grassland Heritage Foundation

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