Monthly Archives:: February 2012

Nature on Schedule

Posted by & filed under Ecology, Native plants.

By Betty Struckhoff Despite our very mild winter, my Witch hazel is blooming later than normal. I see a few Mayapples poking up but haven’t spotted anything else. Mother Nature is so smart!

Native Commons grant

Posted by & filed under Gardening, Native plants, Rain gardens, Wildlife.

The St. Louis County Department of Planning and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recently announced the Native Commons demonstration project. Grant funds in the amount of $10,000 will be awarded to a subdivision in unincorporated St. Louis County to fund the transition of common ground to a native landscape.