Education

These institutions, gardens, and nature reserves provide opportunities to visit native gardens, natural areas, native plantings and interpretive centers. They connect with plant professionals and educator, acquire and/or create educational materials.

 

The City of Raymore Missouri

Raymore, MO

Phone: (816) 331-0488

Email: srulo@raymore.com

Provider: Retailer, Mail Order

Products: Mail Order Seeds, Retail Plugs, Retail Nursery Inventory Plants, Retail Field Grown Woody Plants

Services:
Land Care & Landscape Services: Native Landscape Care
Wildlife Habitat & Ecological Services: Landscape/Habitat Maintenance, Plant Identification & Inventory
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Publications

Primary Business: Seeds and Education


City of Springfield Department of Environmental Services

Springfield, MO

Phone: (417) 864-1996

Email: CLamb@springfieldmo.gov

Provider:
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites, Publications

Institutional Supporter: Community

Primary Purpose: The City of Springfield is committed to sustainable practices and policies striking a balance among protecting the natural resources of our region, ensuring our economic vitality and lifting the burden of poverty and neglect from present and future generations.


Gateway Greening

St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314) 588-9600

Email: mschindler@gatewaygreening.org

Provider:
Education: Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites

Institutional Supporter: Non-profit organization

Primary Purpose: Gateway Greening is a non-profit with a mission to educate and empower people to strengthen their communities through gardening and urban agriculture.


Hawthorn Chapter of the Missouri Native Plant Society

Phone: (573) 657-2314

Email: beckyerick711@centurylink.net

Products: Plugs, Nursery Inventory Plants, Potted Woody Plants

Provider:
Land Care and Landscape Services: Native Plant Installation, Native Seed Installation, Native Landscape Care, Shrub and Tree Pruning

Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites, Publications


Native Plants and More

Columbia, MO

Phone: (573) 289-2018

Email: NativePlantsandMore@gmail.com

Provider:
Land Care and Landscape Services: Native Plant Installation

Landscape Designer: Design/Build

Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Services: Landscape/Habitat Planning, Plant Identification and Inventory

Education:  Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites, Publications

Retail Products: Nursery Inventory Plants, Potted Woody Plants

Primary Purpose: Education, training, public speaking and consultation to promote the adoption of native plants for wildlife and people.


Northwest Missouri Master Gardeners

St. Joseph, MO

Phone: (913) 424-2467

Email: barbarabramblett@gmail.com

Provider:
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations

Institutional Supporter: Educational Institution

Related Products and Services: We have an annual plant sale that includes native plants.

Primary Purpose: Northwest Missouri Master Gardeners have completed a program of study provided by MU Extension. We are required to meet annual continuing education nd volunteer hours requirements.


Shaw Nature Reserve

Gray Summit, MO

Phone: (314) 577-9530

Email: scott.woodbury@mobot.org

Provider:
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Native Demonstration Gardens/Ecological Restoration Sites, Publications

Institutional Supporter: Botanical Institution, Non-profit Organization, Educational Institution

Related Products and Services: Native plant sales spring and fall

Primary Purpose: Botanical institution that displays, maintains, and identifies living plant specimens.


St. Louis Community College – Meramec – Horticulture Program

Kirkwood, MO

Phone: (314) 984-7293

Email: jpence@stlcc.edu

Provider:
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites

Institutional Supporter: Botanical Institution, Educational Institution

Primary Purpose: Educational institution that provides horticulture courses including landscape design, plant identification, soil, grounds management, and plant propagation


The Westport Garden Club

Mission Hills, KS

Phone: (816) 810-8826

Email: kaynewell@kc.rr.com

Provider:
Education: Publications

Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization, Community

Primary Purpose: We are providing leadership in Kansas City to bring our community together to make the use of native plants in our area pervasive. Member of the Garden Club of America.


University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry

Columbia, MO

Phone: (573) 882-9866

Email: OrmsbyG@missouri.edu

Provider:
Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites, Publications

Institutional Supporter: Educational Institution

Primary Purpose: The University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry (UMCA), is one of the world’s leading centers contributing to the science underlying integrated practices of agroforestry. These practices enhance habitats and improve biodiversity while sustaining land resources for generations to come. Our major goal is to support the future of family farms and forests by achieving economic, environmental, and social sustainability.

 

 

The Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Grow Native! program provide this list of suppliers of native plant products and services as a convenience to gardeners, landowners, and landscape enthusiasts. It is the responsibility of the consumer to check the references of, negotiate fees with, and make all arrangements with those listed in this Buyer’s Guide. The Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Grow Native! program accept no responsibility for products and services rendered.