Composting Concerns - Demo

Do you have a composter but have questions about best practices? Are you new to composting and want to learn what it’s all about? Join Danielle Meert of Moshrooms as she demos a variety of composting methods at local community gardens in Manchester. Ask questions and get the help you need to jumpstart your composting! All Ages

SaturdayFebruary 2710-11 a.m.$10 per person
TuesdayMarch 166-7 p.m.$10 per person


Invasive? Native? Exotic? an Eco-Logical view of plants

The EarthWays Center of MOBOT invites you to meet some WILD-ly wonderful options for home and community lands. Learn how plant choices matter to birds, bugs and people- and why some good-looking plants go bad. This event is via Zoom.


WednesdayMarch 37-8:30 p.m.FREE



Custom Food-scaping

Have your landscape & eat it too! Join Emily from Custom Foodscaping, whose team transforms ordinary spaces into beautiful, food-producing landscapes. Ages 18+

Edible Landscaping Demo - From grass to garden
SaturdayMarch 13 NEW DATE! April 310-10:45 a.m.$10 per person


Sowing Seeds- How to sow directly into your garden
SaturdayMarch 13 NEW DATE! April 3
11-11:45 a.m.$10 per person


Tree Walk with Q & A

Walk through the park with a Certified Arborist from Davey Tree as they identify common trees, talk about tree planting, tree care, and answer your questions! Special attention will be paid to the impact of Emerald Ash Borer on our Ash tree population. This program has limited space and pre-registration is required. All Ages

TuesdayApril 135:30-7 p.m.$5 per person
ThursdayMay 65:30-7 p.m.$5 per person


Then & Now - The Importance of Recycling

Reducing contamination in the recycle stream is still important! Join Joell Aguirre, Manager of Municipal Services at Republic Services for a presentation and interactive discussion on the most important practices of recycling. Joell will bring examples and empower us to be part of the recycling solution! Ages 18+

WednesdayNEW DATE! June 9 10-11 A.M.$5 per person



The Dirt on Composting Class 

Want to start composting? If you already "Rot & Roll," do you need to tweak your system? Manchester residents are invited to join "Green Jean" Ponzi from the EarthWays Center of Missouri Botanical Garden to review composting basics and ask your questions for expert advice. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Program will be recorded for on-demand viewing through June 30.

ThursdayJune 107PM - 8PMFree, but registration required!



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