Gateway Greening: Backyard Chicken Keeping

Backyard Chicken Keeping Interested in getting backyard chickens? Or just want to learn more? This class will cover practical tips for starting out and keeping happy productive chickens at home or in the garden. Register here:...

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Spring Herbs Growing in Your Backyard co-hosted by MEEA and KACEE

Join MEEA and KACEE for a conversation with folk herbalist Farai Harreld. Farai shows us how being aware of what is growing around you puts you in deeper connection with your environment and community. She shares her knowledge about the health benefits of plants that we commonly think of as...

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Insects in the Garden

What’s Really Bugging You? Insects in the Garden: Do you ever wonder whether the insects in your garden are helping or harming your plants? Learn about the common insects found in our area so that you can identify garden pests as well as the beneficial insects. We will also discuss how to control...

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Cooking with Spring Veggies

Cooking with Spring Veggies: You’ve planted, maintained, and harvested, but how are you going to cook those beautiful spring vegetables from your garden? Join us and learn how to prepare simple, delicious recipes inspired by Spring. Popular Spring veggies include: spinach, kale, green onions,...

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Gateway Greening: Summer Crops and Cover Crops

Summer Crops and Cover Crops Beat the heat of summer gardening and learn techniques that will keep your tomatoes and other summer crops flourishing. We will cover how to plant and maintain healthy summer crops, what pests and disease to look out for, and quick growing summer cover crops for empty...

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Raised Bed Gardening

Raised Bed Gardening: Discover the many benefits of raised bed gardening. Learn which crops grow best in raised beds and how to plant and grow vegetables in them for maxi-mum efficiency. Discussion will also include building materials and techniques. Register Here

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Tomatoes, Peppers and Sweet Potatoes

Tomatoes, Peppers and Sweet Potatoes: Are you overwhelmed by the number of tomato varieties available? Are you confused about heirloom tomatoes? Do your pepper plants not produce as many peppers as you would like? Are you disappointed when you dig up your sweet potatoes? Come learn how to select,...

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Gateway Greening: Spring Crops and Planning Your Growing Space

Spring Crops and Planning Your Growing Space We will cover how to prepare your garden for the growing season and then how to create a plan to keep your garden producing all year! We dig deep on the best crops and techniques for springtime in Missouri and how to keep your vegetables healthy....

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Garden Soils 101

Garden Soils 101: Good soil is obviously the foundation to a good garden but understanding soils can seem mysterious and overwhelming. Come and learn about what makes a good soil and how can you improve difficult soil. Discussion will also include managing your garden to keep your soil in good...

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Gateway Greening: Orchard Pest and Disease Management

Orchard Pest and Disease Management Pests and disease can be a major problem for many fruit and nut trees in St. Louis. Come and learn the holistic management system that Gateway Greening uses that will manage pests and disease. Register here:...

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Kansas City Community Gardens: Kick-Start Your Garden

Kick-Start Your Garden: Planting Early Spring Crops: Give in to your spring gardening fever and get outside to plant a spring vegetable garden. Learn about selecting, planting and caring for vegetables that thrive in the cool spring weather. Register Here

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