Lawn & Garden Summit

Event Canceled

Unfortunately, given the announcement banning events and gatherings of 50+ people due to the spread of COVID-19 in our region, we have made the decision to cancel this year’s Wildwood Lawn and Garden Summit. Once the ban is lifted, we will reconvene our group to discuss next steps and another date for this event. Thank you all for your understanding during this challenging situation.

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Saturday, March 21, 2020
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

FREE TO ATTEND

Venue:  Wildwood City Hall
16860 Main St., Wildwood, MO 63040

The Wildwood Lawn & Garden Summit is hosted by the City of Wildwood, local Wildwood business owners and the Wildwood Farms Community Garden.

The Wildwood Lawn & Garden Summit is intended to educate Wildwood residents and visitors on key lawn & garden issues, and help grow the City’s lawn & garden businesses within our community.  This FREE Summit will provide education and hands-on demonstration from local Wildwood businesses for the following topics:

  1. Compost Production, Benefits and Application Rates (Fick Supply Service Inc.)
  2. Deer-Resistant Planting (Zick’s Great Outdoors)
  3. Getting Your Vegetables Started (St. Louis Community College at Wildwood)
  4. Invasive Honeysuckle - Effective Removal Strategies & Techniques (Wildwood Tree Service)
  5. Perennial & Shrub Spring Maintenance to Ensure a Colorful Year (Passiglia’s Nursery & Garden Center)
  6. Planting Natives - heat, drought and water tolerant species (Papillon Perennials)
  7. Tips on Cultivating a Healthy Garden (Wildwood Family YMCA)
  8. Water - and - Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardeners (Fahr Greenhouse)

There will be two (2) simultaneous educational sessions occurring inside City Hall (in the Council Chambers and Community Room) from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.  Each business will be give their presentation twice so that all attendees have the best opportunity to attend the session of their choice.  Each presentation will last 30 minutes, including time for an overview presentation and Q&A.  Participating businesses will also have a hands-on display and demonstration tent outside.  All event attendees are encouraged to visit these tents during, in between, or after each session.  Light snacks and refreshments will be provided to all attendees.

Time
Community Room
Council Chambers
12;30 - 1:00Doors OpenDoors Open
1:00 - 1:30Getting Your Vegetables Started
(St. Louis Community College)
Perennial & Shrub Spring Maintenance to Ensure a Colorful Year
(Passiglia’s Nursery & Garden Center)
1:30 - 2:00Invasive Honeysuckle - Effective Removal Strategies and Techniques
(Wildwood Tree Service)
Compost Production, Benefits and Application Rates
(Fick Supply Service Inc.)
2:00 - 2:30Planting Natives - heat, drought and water tolerant species
(Papillon Perennials)
Tips on Cultivating a Healthy Garden
(Wildwood Family YMCA)
2:30 - 3:00Water - and - Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardeners
(Fahr Greenhouse)
Deer-Resistant Planting
(Zick’s Great Outdoors)
3:00 - 3:30Getting Your Vegetables Started
(St. Louis Community College)
Perennial & Shrub Spring Maintenance to Ensure a Colorful Year
(Passiglia’s Nursery & Garden Center)
3:30 - 4:00Invasive Honeysuckle - Effective Removal Strategies and Techniques
(Wildwood Tree Service)
Compost Production, Benefits and Application Rates
(Fick Supply Service Inc.)
4:00 - 4:30Planting Natives - heat, drought and water tolerant species
(Papillon Perennials)
Tips on Cultivating a Healthy Garden
(Wildwood Family YMCA)
4:30 - 5:00Water - and - Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardeners
(Fahr Greenhouse)
Deer-Resistant Planting
(Zick’s Great Outdoors)

Partner organizations are invited to set up a hands-on display, or hand out informational pamphlets, along Main Street on the north side of City Hall.  The City will provide a free 8-foot table to each organization under a large 30x30 partner tent.  These organizations currently include:

  1. Wildwood Farms Community Garden (Tour and information)
  2. Wildwood Watershed Erosion Task Force (Education re stream erosion)
  3. Missouri Department of Conservation
  4. Missouri Botanical Gardens
  5. Missouri Prairie Foundation (MO Prairie)
  6. Missouri Pollinator Network
  7. Great Rivers Missouri Master Naturalist
  8. Missourians for Monarchs
  9. University of Missouri Extension (soil intake and analysis)
  10. Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park
  11. St. Louis Master Gardeners
  12. St. Louis County Parks and Recreation (Children’s Garden Activity)
  13. Saint Louis Science Center
  14. Bring Conservation Home - St.. Louis Audubon Society
  15. Three Rivers Beekeeping Club
  16. Goats on the Go - St. Louis West
  17. Friends of Belleview
  18. Sugarbud Fields
  19. Wild Ones