Subscribe Now
Give a Gift
Preview the magazine before you buy.
Read a FREE issue online!
Missouri Gardener Cover




Upcoming Events for Missouri

To submit your gardening event to our staff, submit it using our contact form or send an email to





April 16, Springfield
Favorite Houseplants
Springfield Botanical Center

“Favorite Houseplants” program registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Costs $5 per person. Class is from 6 to 7 p.m. Call 417-891-1515 extension 2, and visit

April 21, St. Louis
Chinese Culture Days
Missouri Botanical Garden

Chinese Culture Days is an annual celebration that features a Grand Parade with a 70-foot dancing dragon, authentic regional cuisine, interactive dances, and acrobatics. Special tours in the Grigg Nanjing Friendship Garden. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. Costs $15 adults ages 13 and up, $7 children 3 to 12, and $7 members. Visit, and call 314-577-5100.

April 21, Webster Groves
Annual Herb Sale
First Congregational Church

The Webster Groves Herb Society will hold its annual herb sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Locally-grown herbs, natives, and heirloom vegetables are featured. At the First Congregational Church, 10 West Lockwood (at Elm) in Webster Groves. Visit


April 27-28, Kansas City
Thyme for Kids Plant Sale
Sims Greenhouse

Friday, April 27 from 9am-6pm and Saturday, April 28 from 9am-5pm Cornerstones of Care will be hosting a plant sale at 421 E 137th St, Kansas City, MO in support of their horticultural therapy program giving youth the opportunity to spend time in a greenhousenurturing living plants, gaining work experience, and achieving a sense of accomplishment as they watch their plants flourish. The event is free to attend and open to the public. For more information, contact Stefanie at or visit

April 28, Springfield
Annual Plant Sale
Springfield Botanical Center

Master Gardeners of Greene County will hold their 21st Annual Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. rain or shine. Featuring a large selection of perennials, Missouri natives, veggies, herbs, shrubs, trees, grasses, and more. Call 417-874-2963, and visit




May 4-5, Independence
Annual Plant Sale
Independence Center Mall

The Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City will hold their annual plant sale, which will offer thousands of annuals and perennials for sale. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions. Friday, 4 to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. until sold out. Call 816-833-TREE (8733), and visit

May 5, St. Louis
Native Tree Walk
Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

Bellefontaine Horticulturalist Kyle Cheesborough or other staff members will lead the walk. Free. Limited to 30 attendees. For more details, call 888-843-6739, and visit

May 5th 9-3, May 6th 10-2, St. Louis
St. Louis Greenhouse Plant Society Annual Sale
South Technical High School

Located at 12721 West Watson Road, Sunset Hills, MO 63127; Shoppers will find over 12,000 locally grown plants including many unusual and hard-to-find varieties of perennials, annuals, herbs, tropicals, succulents, vegetables, water and bog, native and pollinator plants at very attractive prices.  St Louis Greenhouse Plant Society is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of promoting community gardening efforts.

May 5, Branson
20th Annual Plant Sale
Appletree Mall Parking Lot

Shepherd of the Hills Garden Club will host its 20th annual plant sale from 8 a.m. until noon. This is the club’s annual fundraiser to provide a College of Ozarks scholarship and to help with community projects. The event takes place rain or shine. Call 417-770-4437 for more details.

May 12, Gray Summit
Plant Sale
Shaw Nature Preserve

Browse hundreds of varieties of annual and perennial wildflowers, ferns, trees, and shrubs to use in home landscaping and to attract wildlife. Includes hardy plants for sun or shade. Beer, wine, cheese, meats and more will also be available for purchase. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free entry to Missouri Botanical Garden members and Shaw Nature Reserve pass holders. Costs $5 adults, $3 seniors. Visit for further information.

May 12, St. Louis
Daylily Sale
Missouri Botanical Garden

West County Daylily Club annual sale features a variety of daylilies. Access included with garden admission. For more details, visit, and call 636-274-1759.


May 19, Kansas City
Native Plant Sale
Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center

Missouri Prairie Foundation hosts a native plant sale with a variety of native wildflowers, sedges, grasses, trees, and shrubs suitable for shade, sun, dry, or moist conditions from multiple vendors. Free. For more details, call 888-843-6739, and visit

May 19, Columbia
Native Plant Sale
Bass Pro Shops

Missouri Prairie Foundation hosts a native plant sale with a variety of native wildflowers, sedges, grasses, trees, and shrubs suitable for shade, sun, dry, or moist conditions from multiple vendors. Free. For more details, call 888-843-6739, and visit

May 20, St. Louis
Rose Show Prep
Missouri Botanical Garden

The Rose Society of Greater St. Louis offers tips on getting roses ready for the rose show. At 2 p.m. Free. More information at

May 20, Eagle Rock
Glade Hike
Mark Twain National Forest

Missouri Prairie Foundation Technical Advisor Jeff Cantrell leads a hike through Chute Ridge Glade in Mark Twain National Forest. Free. For more details, call 888-843-6739, and visit

May 26-27, St. Louis
Rose Show
Missouri Botanical Garden

The rose show will be held on Saturday, and the rose sale will be held Sunday, May 27. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More details at



June 2-3, Nevada
Annual Prairie BioBlitz
Denison County

Enjoy a weekend of camping and prairie exploration at Pleasant Run Creek Prairie with Missouri Prairie Foundation biologists. Begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday, and ends about noon on Sunday, June 3. Free. Get more information by calling 888-843-6739, and visit

June 3, Nevada
Annual Prairie School
Denison County

Jerod Huebner will cover prairie species identification, prescribed fire guidance, invasive species control, and more. Limited to 30 participants. Costs $30 for Missouri Prairie Foundation members, $40 per person for non- members. Register at, and call 888-843-6739.

June 16, Lake of the Ozarks
Plants with Purpose Workshop
location to be determined

This Grow Native! workshop will highlight the benefits and uses of native plants in a variety of settings. Cost to be determined. For more details, call 888-843-6739, and visit

June 23,, St. Louis
Various Homes

The St. Louis Water Garden Society will host a weekend of society members’ private water features, beautiful gardens, and an array of unique koi and other fish. Creative designs and locations make this a wonderful weekend tour for all ages. Costs $15 for both days. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. For more details, call 314-995-2988, and visit


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.