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June 8 St. Louis
Carniverous Plant Society Show and Sale
Missouri Botanical Garden
Visit with Carniverous Plant Society members and see a variety of plants on display and for sale. Cost included with garden admission. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. will have more information and call (314) 577-5100.

June 13 Gray Summit
Gardening with Native Ground Covers
Shaw Nature Preserve
Many non-native evergreen groundcovers have become invasive species including English ivy, winter creeper, and periwinkle. Many alternative native groundcovers exist and are useful for reducing maintenance. Come explore the Whitmire Wildflower Garden in search of the ideal groundcover for your garden. Designed for adults only. Pre-registration ends at 9 a.m. June 10. Cost $14 for members; $17 for non-members. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call (314) 577-9555 and visit for further details.

June 20 St. Louis
Fall in Love with Roses Again
Missouri Botanical Garden
Join Marissa Sedmak, the Garden's rosarian, as she shares her plans for the rose gardens and how she cares for them as sustainably and with as little work as possible. This class will start inside, then venture outdoors to the rose gardens. Designed for adults only. Pre-registration ends at 3 p.m. June 20. Cost $28 members; $34 for non-members. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For further details, visit and call (314)577-5100.

June 21 St. Louis
Metropolitan St. Louis African Violet Council Show and Sale
Missouri Botanical Garden
New cultivars and old favorites are shown by the area’s top growers who are on hand to answer your questions and give plant advice. Cost with garden admission. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m June 21 through June 23. Find further details at and by calling (314) 577-5100.

June 22 St. Louis
Webster Groves Herb Society
Missouri Botanical Garden
Meet members of the Webster Groves Herb Society at Missouri Botanical Garden for a complementary exhibit including recipes, tasty treats, tips and tricks for summer cooking with herbs. Cost included with garden admission. 10 a.m. to noon. Check for more information and call (314) 577-5100 with your questions.

June 22 St. Louis
19th Annual St Louis Water Garden Society Pond-O-Rama Tour
The 2019 tour will feature 20 private gardens owned and maintained by Society members. Tickets covering both days of the tour are $15 each and are available early May at retail shops and garden centers throughout the metropolitan area. Everyone on the tour over age 18 requires a separate ticket. The gardens are located throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area, including in Illinois. This self-guided tour is arranged each day by geographic location. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. This event provides funds for the St Louis Water Garden Society to continue their civic project to plant and maintain the reflecting pools at the Jewel Box in Forest Park. The tour ticket booklet gives location addresses, descriptions and driving directions. For more information, call (314) 995-2988. Tickets are available by mail order from the Society’s website in early May,

June 29 St. Louis
Seeds to Stems – Making More Plants
Missouri Botanical Garden
Learn the science and skill behind seed and vegetative propagation. Using the techniques covered in the lecture, practice vegetative propagation with a variety of plants from the Garden's own greenhouses. Designed for adults only. Pre-registration ends at 3 p.m. June 28. Cost $33 members; $40 for non-members. 10 a.m. to noon. Visit and call (314) 577-5100 for more information.

June 30, Jefferson City
Bittersweet Garden Club 20th Annual Garden Tour
Tour FIVE beautifully landscaped gardens in the Jefferson City area. Discover fresh ideas to enhance your own garden Help fund scholarships for local students. Cost is $10 in Advance, $12 at the Garden, 12 and Under Free. 12:30 p.m.- 4:00p.m. Rain or Shine. For more details, call (573)694-0660 or visit