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Natural Missouri... from the Road

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Even when glimpsed at highway speeds, native plants offer a sense of place.

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Painted lady butterfly

Nature Center hosts Native Plant & Garden Seminar

This free event is open to everyone ages 18 and up. Register by February 28.

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On to the Next Bed

On to the Next Bed

Volunteers begin planting another bed.

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Opportunities to Grow Native!

Learn how to use native plants in your home landscape.

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Image of Ozark witch-hazel.

Ozark Witch-Hazel

Hamamelis vernalis
Ozark witch-hazel is a large native shrub that grows along dry, rocky streambeds in southern and east-central Missouri. The flowers are yellow, ribbonlike and bloom as early as January. In the fall, the seeds are ejected forcefully, to a distance of up to 30 feet!

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Plant Poaching

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A rising demand for medicinal herbs is fueling plant piracy.

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Planting Instructions

Volunteers listen to instructions about how to work on the green roof.

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blackeyed susan

Powder Valley hosts workshop to introduce homeowners to benefits of native plants

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Learn how to beautify a landscape, lower costs of maintaining it, and help wildlife in the process.

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Putting Native Plants to Work

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These natural tools make your landscape beautiful, resilient, and useful to wildlife.

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