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Plein Air Painting at the PGT

Don’t be surprised if you stumble upon a painter at the Prairie Garden Trust in the next 3-days. Callaway Plein Air selected the PGT as one of the locations for it’s outdoor painting event. It’s peak Spring and it looks … Continue reading

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Fish Fry at the PGT

Lorna welcomed about 50 retirees from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) to the PGT for a fish fry today. Lorna worked at MDC for almost thirty years before she switched jobs to become the director of the PGT.

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PGT Newsletter Spring Summer 2012

There are a lot of exciting things happening this year at the PGT including three new walks. To learn more click here to download the Spring/Summer newsletter. List of upcoming PGT Walks: Bird Walk: Saturday, April 28, 7 a.m., Leader: … Continue reading

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PGT Board Meeting

Dale Doerhoff, Lorna Domke and Will Marshal in the PGT Visitor Center Last Saturday we held our quarterly PGT Meeting. Among the things we discussed were: New Website – almost ready (that is what Lorna is showing Dale and Will … Continue reading

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Botanists Field Trip to the PGT

Paul McKenzie identifies False Aloe (Manfreda virginica) 32 Botanists had a great time touring the PGT today. They came from as far away as New Zealand, Korea, Japan, Spain and Germany. They are in St. Louis for the Botany 2011 … Continue reading

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Chanticleer – a Pleasure Garden

Hydrangeas Public Gardens often focus on education, research and conservation. Occasionally they focus purely on pleasure. One of the gardens we visited while at the APGA conference was Chanticleer. Chanticleer describes itself as a “Pleasure Garden” and it really was. … Continue reading

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Visitor Center Quieter

Drapes and carpeting are new at the PGT Center In the last few months drapes and carpeting have been added to the main room of the PGT Visitor center. This helps the acoustics of the room. The room is large … Continue reading

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