Native Plant School: The Next Invasive Plant Comes to Town
Thursday, November 9
1 to 4 p.m.
Native Plant School is a year-round series of indooroutdoor classes in the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve that covers various aspects of native landscaping. Please bring your questions, comments, drawings, and plant specimens. Participation from the audience is encouraged. Price per class. Native Plant School at Shaw Nature Reserve is underwritten by the Missouri Department of Conservation and Wild Ones Natural Landscapers. This class will help you understand the difference between weedy and invasive plants. We will discuss the identification and control of a variety of invasive plants including species that are likely to become the next disaster like bush honeysuckle. A few of the plants of concern include Oriental bittersweet, burning bush, privet, Callery pear, Amur corktree, golden raintree, and Chinese beautyberry. Designed for adults only.