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Keweenaw Native Plant Zoom Symposium to Host National Speaker

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March 31, 2021 Contact: Marcia Goodrich, [email protected], 906-231-5521 The fourth annual Keweenaw Native Plant Symposium will be held April 15, 22 and 29, featuring topics for both experienced native gardeners and those interested in learning more about “gardening for life.” The symposium is free and will be held on Zoom, including a presentation by nationally… Read more »

Free Native Garden Designs Just in Time for Spring

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It’s one thing to put plants in the ground, quite another to create a beautiful landscape. Wild Ones Natural Landscapers is making it easy by providing several free, professionally designed, native garden plans for the public. The designs were created based on the premise that native gardens can be beautiful, promote wildlife and be achievable… Read more »

UPEC awards grant to Keweenaw chapter

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The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition has awarded the Wild Ones Keweenaw chapter a $1,500 Community Conservation Grant to create a native plant garden in Hancock. “We are so grateful to UPEC for its support of our project, Native Plants for Pollinators and People,” said WOK president Marcia Goodrich. “This allows us to create an oasis… Read more »

Growing natives from our own wild seed

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Experts tell us that when buying native seeds and plants, your best bet is to choose local. A blazingstar from Missouri might not do so well in the Keweenaw. So this fall, our chapter is gathering seeds from native plants growing wild in the Keweenaw. We will start them at home and sell them during… Read more »