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Grow Native! Master Class: Gardening on the Shady Side

January 18, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST

Photo of celandine poppy in bloom in a rock garden

Shade creates unique challenges and opportunities for native gardeners in small urban spaces. This class will discuss common issues and their solutions to gardening with native plants in shady areas. In this master class, Scott Woodbury will also introduce participants to top-performing native plants for various shady situations. This master class is open to all.

The master class, to be held via Zoom, will include 50 minutes of instruction with at least 10 minutes for a question-and-answer period. A recording of the webinar will be available only to those who registered.


Registration note: If you registered for this webinar before January 18, you should have received a Zoom link to the webinar (please check your spam folder for this). If you are registering for this on the day of the webinar (January 18), click the link above and complete the Zoom form. Questions? Email outreach@moprairie.org.

Cost: Free to all MPF dues-paying members and Grow Native! professional members, or $15 for non-members. Visit our MPF membership page to become a member and attend all master classes for free!

For those who are part of the Grow Native! Professional Certification Program (GNPCP), this master class counts as one CEU. If you are participating in the GNPCP and register for this master class, please contact Erika Van Vranken at erika@moprairie.org. To register for the class, use the registration link above. If you have questions about registration, contact outreach@moprairie.org.

Scott Woodbury led development of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve for 30 years. Scott currently teaches Native Landscape Practices, a course at St. Louis Community College. He is also a regular speaker, writer and consultant on native landscaping throughout the region. He received a BS degree in horticulture at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and has worked at various public gardens including the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Shaw Nature Reserve, Tudor Place in Washington D.C., Old Westbury Gardens in New York, Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania and Castello Di Uzzano in Florence, Italy. Scott currently serves as advisor to the horticulture program of St. Louis Community College, Grow Native! and Wild Ones St. Louis. Scott serves on the planning committees for the Partners for Native Landscaping conference and the small grants programs for The Deer Creek Watershed Alliance and MSD Project Clear.

Photo of shade-loving celandine poppy by Mervin Wallace.


January 18, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
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