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Upcoming Events for Missouri

To submit your gardening event to our staff, submit it using our contact form or send an email to calendar@sbsmags.com.

 

 

July

 

July 12, Gray Summit
Native Plant Flower Arranging
Shaw Nature Preserve

Learn how expert flower arranger Terri Brandt creates beautiful floral arrangements using a wide array of plant materials and flowers. Bring a small to medium vase and something to carry it in (like a box) to class and bring it home full of beautiful native flowers. Adults only. Pre-registration ends at 8 a.m. July 9. Admission: $14 Missouri Botanical Garden Members and Shaw Nature Reserve Passholders, $17 general public. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 636-451-3512.


 
July 14, Chesterfield
20th Birthday Bash
Butterfly House

A variety of activities for families with kids of all ages. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free to members; included with regular Butterfly House admission. For more information, call 636-530-0076 or 314-577-0888 or visit mobot.org.



July 14, Gray Summit
Wildflower ID
Shaw Nature Preserve

This course focuses on the identification, relationships, and habitats of wildflowers and native grasses of the season. Come prepared for moderate hiking with notebook in hand. Adults only. Pre-registration ends at 8 a.m. July 9. Cost $15 members; $18 nonmembers. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 636-451-3512.



July 18, St. Louis
Blooms for 4 Seasons
Missouri Botanical Garden

Learn how to plant a diversity of annuals, perennials, and shrubs that will provide yearlong color and interest. Take a walk in the garden to see some of the beautiful plants. Adults only. Cost $28 members; $34 non-members. Pre-registration ends 4 p.m. Class 5-7 p.m. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 314-577-5100.

 

July 19, Chesterfield
Gardening for Hummingbirds
Faust Park

Learn how to create the ideal hummingbird habitat in your own yard. We will take a walk to the Butterfly House native garden and take home a hummingbird-attracting plant. Adults only. 6-8 p.m. Cost $33 members’ $39 non-members. Pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. July 18. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 314-577-5100.



July 21, St. Louis
Perfect Pollinators
Missouri Botanical Garden

For ages 6 to 12, participants will search for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators in a special area of the garden. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pre-registration ends at 8:30 a.m. July 21. Walk-ins welcome. Free for members; $3 nonmembers with garden admission. Up to 3 children per adult. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 314-577-5100.



July 22, Chesterfield
Water Bugs
Butterfly House

Explore the world of bugs and butterflies and learn about plant and animal relationships. Each class includes a take-home craft. For ages 6-12. Pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. July 21. Cost $12 per member; $15 nonmembers. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 636-530-0076.



July 28, St. Louis
Exploring Flowers
Missouri Botanical Garden

Discover the amazing world of plants with your preschooler (ages 4 to 6) in Garden Buds! Price includes one child and one adult. 10-11: 30 a.m. Pre-registration ends 11:59 p.m. July 21. Cost $16 members: $19 nonmembers. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 314-577-5100.

 

August



August 5, St. Louis
World of Worms
Missouri Botanical Garden

Discover the world of worms and how worms can be used to help reduce waste and grow greener gardens. For families with kids of all ages. 10-11:30 a.m. Pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. August 1. Cost $20 members; $25 nonmembers. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 314-577-5100.



August 9, Gray Summit
Native Plant Pondscaping
Shaw Nature Preserve

Learn which native plants grow in water and which grow just beyond the water’s edge. Also learn how to manage for problems associated with duckweed, algae, invasive species, pond leaks, and erosion. Adults only. Pre-registration ends at 8 a.m. August 6. Cost $14 members, $17 nonmembers. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 636-451-3512.


 
August 9, St. Louis
Advanced Composting
Commerce Bank Center

In this workshop, you’ll meet fellow compost enthusiasts and experimenters, discuss new ideas for composting, and troubleshoot problems you’ve been having with your own system. Participants are encouraged to bring photos or videos of their current compost system. Adults only. Cost $7 members, $10 non-members. Pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. August 5. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 314-577-5100.



August 11, Gray Summit
Wildflower ID
Shaw Nature Preserve

This course focuses on the identification, relationships, and habitats of wildflowers and native grasses of the season. Come prepared for moderate hiking with notebook in hand. Adults only. Pre-registration ends at 8 a.m. August 6. Cost $15 members, $18 nonmembers. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 636-451-3512.



August 14, St. Louis
Behind the Scenes Water Lilies
Missouri Botanical Garden

Learn about Missouri Botanical Garden’s water lilies and the process of creating the displays from start to finish. Adults only. Pre-registration ends 3 p.m. August 14. Cost $28 members, $34 nonmembers. For more information, visit mobot.org or call 314-577-5100.

 

August 18, St. Louis
Plant Sale
West County Daylily Club

Plant sale starts at 7 a.m. For more details, call 636-274-1759 or email mhook536@aol.com.



August 18, St. Louis
Annual Orchid Auction
Orchid Society of Greater St. Louis

Annual orchid auction at the Beaumont room noon-5 p.m. For more details, visit osogsl.org/contact.



August 19, St. Louis
Rose Rosette
Missouri Botanical Garden

This monthly meeting of the Rose Society of Greater St. Louis will focus on the mite that causes rose rosette. 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For further details, visit stlrosesociety.org.

 

State-by-State Gardening assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of listed events. It is recommended that you verify the date, time and location of any event you plan to attend.