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2022 Lawn & Garden Summit
Saturday, March 19, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
FREE TO ATTEND
Venue: Wildwood Town Center
221 Plaza Drive, Wildwood, MO 63040
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The Wildwood Lawn & Garden Summit is intended to educate Wildwood residents and visitors on key lawn & garden issues, and help grow the City’s lawn & garden businesses within our community. This FREE Summit will provide education and/or hands-on demonstrations from local Wildwood businesses. There will be educational sessions occurring under the large tent located on the north side of Plaza Drive from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Each presentation will last 30 minutes and include time for questions. Seating will be limited and attendees are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the presentation.
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Schedule of Presentations
|1:00 - 1:30||Composting 101 - Presentation Slides|
(Missouri Botanical Gardens)
|1:30 - 2:00||Deer-Resistant Planting|
(Zick's Great Outdoors)
|2:00 - 2:30||Backyard Beekeeping|
|2:30 - 3:00||Water and Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardeners - Presentation Slides|
|3:00 - 3:30||Tips on Cultivating a Healthy Garden - Presentation Slides|
(Wildwood Family YMCA)
|3:30 - 4:00||Invasive Honeysuckle - Removal Strategies and Techniques|
(Wildwood Tree Service)
|4:00 - 4:30||Planting Natives - Heat, Drought and Water Tolerant Species|
|4:30 - 5:00||The Language of Landscape – Effectively communicate with your local horticulturalist – Preemptive diagnosis|
(Passiglia's Nursery and Garden Center)
These partner organizations are invited to set up hands-on displays or hand out informational pamphlets:
Saint Louis Science Center - Friends of Belleview - Great Rivers Missouri Master Naturalist Goats on the Go - Missouri Department of Conservation - Missouri Prairie Foundation Missouri Department of Natural Resources - St. Louis Master Gardener - Wild Ones Missourians for Monarchs - St. Louis Audubon Society - St. Louis Community College University of Missouri Extension - Honeybee Flower Boutique - Four Winds Garden Club-Federated Garden Clubs of America - Three Rivers Bee Keepers - Wildwood Farms Community Garden - Wildwood Watershed Erosion Task Force - And More!
Food and Drinks
Stroll around and enjoy supporting some of your favorite Wildwood Farmer’s Market vendors:
- Micro Meadows: Featuring micro green salads.
- Kazoo Coffee & Cocoa Roasting Company: Handcrafted small batch roasted coffee and cocoa beans, sourced from organic farms.
- Yogi Donuts: Hot and fresh mini donuts
- Miss. Becky's Salsa Shack: Freshly made Chips and Salsa, Nachos, Loaded Nachos, Walking Tacos and Chili, as well as a variety of beverages including bottled water, soda and Capri Sun.
- Lily's Cafe and Ice Cream Truck: Smoothies, Ice Cream Items, Chicken Fajita Nachos, Beef Nachos, Veggie Nachos and Beef Hot Dogs.