Events

What’s happening in gardening around Kansas City? 

Save the Monarchs One Backyard at a Time
Leavenworth Public Library: Tues., July 27 at 7pm at 417 Spruce St., Leavenworth KS 66048. Patti Davis, a Leavenworth County Master Gardener, will facilitate a video (with handouts) that will explain what you can do, even in a small backyard, to help save the Monarch Butterflies. The video is made by Sarah Zukoff, entomologist and Anthony Zukoff, research assistant at Southwest Research and Extension Center from K-State. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information contact the Leavenworth County Extension office at 913-364-5700.  Face masks and social distancing are required. There is a 20 person limit. For latest covid-19 protocol guidelines visit the library’s homepage at https://leavenworthpubliclibrary.org/updated-hours-may-2021/

Darling Dahlias and Naked Ladies
Basehor Community Library: Wed., Aug. 4 at 7pm at 1400, 158th St., Basehor KS 66007. Nancy Gibbons, a Leavenworth County Master Gardener, will present a program about Dahlias and Naked Ladies, as well as some history of gardens during the Depression in the South. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information contact the Leavenworth County Extension office at 913-364-5700. Masks are optional.

Miami County Garden Tour, September 10–11, 9 am–5 pm
Enjoy six unique country gardens, rain or shine. Purchase tickets at any garden, $15 (cash or check only) good for both days. Map will be available online, in the September issue of KC Gardener, and on your ticket. Sponsored by K-State Research and Extension Master Gardeners, 913-294-4306. www.maraisdescygnes.ksu.edu, www.facebook.com/mdcemg.

If you’d like to list gardening related meetings, classes and workshops, send details with contact information to elizabeth@kcgmag.com. This is a FREE listing.