Monthly Archives: October 2014

Exponential Growth of Bush Honeysuckle

This week I’ve come to understand how wildly invasive Bush Honeysuckle is. 5-year ago we found the first Bush Honeysuckle at the PGT and immediately killed it. Because many nature areas and suburban wood lots are filled with this exotic … Continue reading

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Planting Oaks

Lorna and I wandered over the entire property today inspecting trees that we’ve planted. We were particularly interested in the oaks since they can be majestic trees that live for centuries. The Bur Oaks planted next to our family cemetery … Continue reading

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Lorna named “Prairie Landowner of the Year”

Yesterday the Missouri Prairie Foundation awarded Lorna Landowner of the Year for the work she is doing here at the Prairie Garden Trust. As the President and Director of the PGT Lorna is leading the effort to turn the property … Continue reading

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New Bathrooms at the PGT Center

Thanks to some generous donors there are new bathrooms at the Prairie Garden Trust. They will usually be unlocked which will be helpful for people who arrive when the main building is closed. They will also be appreciated when buses … Continue reading

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Will Marshal Dies

Will Marshal died yesterday after a long illness. He will be missed. Will was a close friend, neighbor and a long term leader and supporter of the Prairie Garden Trust. He served on the PGT Board of Trustees up until … Continue reading

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