Deep Roots Provides “Sweet Sixteen”

Deep Roots has selected some very resilient native plants that set you up for success in your climate friendly yard design. Choose from a variety of colors and blooming season and a link to some native plant sales. BONUS – there are some nice garden design plans ready to use! Click HERE to see the Sweet Sixteen!

Sweet Sixteen Most Likely to Succeed Plants – These native plant selections:

  • Are generally easy to find at native plant nurseries and sales,
  • Tolerate a wider range of soil types, sun, and moisture,
  • Have broad wildlife and pollinator appeal, and
  • Boast lengthy bloom time and seasonal interest.

Other valuable offerings from Deep Roots:

Native Plants at Noon   Join Deep Roots and the Missouri Department of Conservation for a virtual garden walk on your lunch break!

Every third Thursday at noon, we’ll tour the native landscapes of treasured Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) landmarks throughout Missouri. We will continue our tradition of exploring MDC’s Anita B Gorman Conservation Discovery Center guided by native landscape specialists Alix Daniel and Cydney Ross every other month. This monthly series features a live look at native plants of interest throughout the year and throughout Missouri. You will not only learn helpful tips for your native garden, but you will also learn about unique spaces to explore throughout Missouri!

Lunch and Learn Series – Join Deep Roots each month on your lunch break to learn about native habitats, maintenance tips, amazing locations, and all things native plants! We bring the experts to a computer near you. Each month, we will tap the expertise of local and national experts as we learn about native plants, prairies, wildlife and more!

Plan It Native Landscapes Conference, hosted by Deep Roots and its partners, on February 15 & 16, 2024 an in person exhibit, event, social, and field trips in and around Kansas City, as well as opportunities to connect with peers and sponsors.  

The Pollinator – to stay up to date with announcements and news about native plants, as well as our Plan It Native Conference, please sign up for our newsletter, The Pollinator. I have a lot of fun writing insightful aricles about native plant gardening.

Nature events at the Discovery Center – Check out our free, rotating programs at the Discovery Center. From native plants, archery, fly-fishing to bird ID-ing, there is something here for any age or background. 

Get Involved  View volunteer opportunities provided by Deep Roots including Work and Learn Gardening Days and Nature Advisors.