Indian pink by Reva Dow, Monarda fistulosa by Mervin Wallace, compass plant by Erica Ballard, grasses and goldenrod by Frank Oberle, Polyphemus by Linda Williams.
What is the Lower Midwest?
Grow Native! Events
Choose native plants and put them to work for you:
- Beautify your surroundings and fill your landscape with life!
- Sustain the hundreds of species of pollinators of the lower Midwest
- Feed monarch butterflies and help ensure that their awe-inspiring migration forever remains a wonder of planet Earth!
- Support native songbirds
- Manage stormwater and protect streams
- Store carbon with deep-rooted natives
- Build healthy soil
- Provide drought-tolerant forage for livestock and use natives in other ways on farms
- Provide native edibles for people–pawpaws, elderberries, persimmons, walnuts and more!
- Create and enhance habitat for wildlife
Find out more on our Learn page.
Missouri Prairie Foundation and Grow Native! Operations Assistant Full-time (40 hours a week) or 3/4-time (30 hours a week) position, the duties of which involve supporting the work of the Missouri Prairie Foundation's (MPF’s) Executive Director, Director of Prairie...
9 a.m. - noon @ 300 East Fox Hollow Road (4 miles west of Ashland, MO) Presented and hosted by Grow Native! Professional Member Bill Ruppert on behalf of Blue Fox Farm, Fox Hollow Forest, and Three Creeks Farm & Forest. Admission is free but pre-registration by...
The Missouri Invasive Plant Council (MoIP), in partnership with Forest ReLeaf of Missouri, will host a Callery pear “buy-back” program on April 26 in Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield, Columbia, Joplin, and Cape Girardeau. Native to China, Callery pear trees (Pyrus...
Grow Native! Webinars and Master Classes
The Missouri Prairie Foundation and its Grow Native! program are hosting biweekly virtual webinars and master classes to learn more about native plants, natural communities, and more.