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Native Gardening

Healthy Yards Expo

Visit Bridging The Gap's booth at the 2024 Healthy Yards Expo, co-sponsored by Johnson County Government and Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Office. You can discover eco-friendly practices for your yard – directly from experts in the field. Hear from a variety of speakers on topics such as native…
April 1, 2024
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Garden Planning in Winter

I hear a lot during wintertime about excitement for vegetable seed catalogs coming in the mail. Did you know winter is a good time to start planning for a native plant garden as well? Whether you plan on growing from seeds or buying plants in the spring, adding a new…
February 1, 2024

Spotlight on: Native Sunflowers

By Ginger Werp. Ginger is a KC WildLands Program Coordinator In a few weeks people from all over will be flocking to sunflower fields in both Missouri and Kansas, aka The Sunflower State. These fields are planted with monocultures of annual sunflowers that provide fun outings, beautiful photo backdrops, and…
September 6, 2023