Teaching students about host plants. Photo: Carol Davit

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. 

Audubon Center at Riverlands

West Alton, MO

Phone: (636) 899-0090

Email: kbuchholz@audubon.org

Primary Business: Education


Beautify Crestwood

Crestwood, MO

Email: tkrauska@gmail.com


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


Landscape and Nursery Association of Greater St. Louis (LNAGSL)

St. Louis, MO

Primary Business: Institutional Supporter; Education


Missouri Native Plant Society

St. Louis, MO

Primary Business: Education


Native Lands, LLC

Lawrence, KS

Primary Business: Education; Wild Habitat & Ecological Services


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.


New Directions in the American Landscape

Glenside, PA

Phone: (510) 518-0430

Email:  info@ndal.org

Provider:
Education: Design workshops

Education: Annual Landscape Symposium

Retail Products:

Primary Purpose: Certified nonprofit organization dedicated to educational programming in ecological landscape design


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 and 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


Stream Teams United

Shelbina, MO

Phone: (573) 586-0747

Email: mary@streamteamsunited.org

Provider:
Education

Institutional Supporter


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.


Watershed Committee of the Ozarks Inc.

Springfield, MO

Phone: (417) 866-1127

Email: mike@watershedcommittee.org

Primary Purpose:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

Education


Wild Ones, Northwest Arkansas Ozark Chapter

Garfield, AR

Phone: (501)231-7455

Email:  wildonesozarkchapter@gmail.com

Primary Purpose: Education; Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization


Wild Ones St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

Phone: (314) 303-8309

Email: stlwildones@stlwildones.org

Primary Purpose:
Institutional Supporter: Non-profit Organization

 

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 Resource Guide. The Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Grow Native! program accept no responsibility for products and services rendered.