Calendar of Events

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Keep up-to-date on Forrest Keeling events like our biannual Fall Field Days. We also post other items of interest from the nursery and green industry, including conferences and symposiums that we support and at which are scheduled to present a paper or have a booth.

March, 2019

Partners for Native Landscapes

March 29 through March 30, St. Louis,, MO

This educational event will be held at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, 975 N Warson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63132.

 
April, 2019

Missouri Prairie Foundation World Bird Sanctuary Native Plant Sale

April 6, Valley Park, MO

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, April 6 at the World Bird Sanctuary, 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park, MO 63088 from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. or sell out. Vendors donate a generous portion of proceeds to help MPF conserve vital pollinator habitat on its native prairies.


MPF MU Bradford Farm Native Plant Sale

April 13, Columbia, MO

MPF will hold a native plant sale on Saturday, April 13 at Bradford Farm Research Center, 4968 S Rangeline Rd, Columbia, MO 65201 from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. or sell out. Vendors donate a generous portion of proceeds to help MPF conserve vital pollinator habitat on its native prairies.


Hannibal Great Gardens Conference

April 13, Hannibal, MO

The 1st annual Hannibal Great Gardens Conference will be held on Saturday, April 13, from 8 a.m. to noon at Hannibal-LaGrange University in the Partee Center.

Sponsored by The Missouri Community Forestry Council (MCFC), the conference will feature programs on gardening with native plants, creating wildlife and pollinator gardens, best plant choices for successful gardens and discussion of results from a nationwide survey of over 2000 gardeners.

Presenters are Pat Ward, Director of the Missouri State Arboretum, Mitch Leachman, Director of Programs for the St. Louis Audubon Society, Bob Kendrick, Missouri Master Naturalist, Mary Gibler, Forrest Keeling Nursery and Robert Hendrickson, garden researcher.

There will be a plant sale of native plants, pollinator plants and perennials supplied by Forrest Keeling Nursery plus information from local gardening organizations.

Registration cost is $20 which includes conference admission, handout material and refreshment breaks. Students and those 17 and under are free. Registration can be made at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4092784

For more information regarding this conference contact the Hannibal Missouri Department of Conservation Office at 573-248-2530.

 
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