Winter is nipping at our heels as we dive deeper into our season of rest…

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As a native plant novice, or someone looking to expand their newly found knowledge in…

  In 2019, Deep Roots embarked on a journey to “show” what a native garden…

Originally imported from Asia, bush honeysuckle is an invasive and vigorous grower which quickly crowds…

An invasive species is defined by the USDA as a species that is Non-native (or…

How much should I water my new native plantings? It’s a great question, and although there…

Julie Sootin is a life-long gardener and nature enthusiast who developed a love of native…

Many native plants have great winter structure and interest. Many also play an essential role…

Join Deep Roots and the Missouri Department of Conservation on your lunch break for a…

As the leaves fall from the trees, you may notice the distinctive orange fruits of…

Dear Friends- I have always loved Earth Day. It’s always been one of my favorite…

If you’re looking to start a brand new native garden this spring, there are a…

Each year, we look eagerly forward to spring native plant sales. There’s nothing like bringing…

Spring is almost here! This year, consider adding native plants to beautify and benefit your…

Is love in the air? Or is it just the anticipation of spring gardening? Either…

Photos and text by Tom Schroeder. Purple milkweed, also called heart-leafed milkweed, Asclepias purpurascens, is…