SAGE: Connecting Young Adults to Nature Through Service

The bitter cold is still hanging on for now, but preparations for summertime will be underway before we know it. Warmer weather means countless chances to get to the Garden, and for young adults interested in the natural world, the SAGE (Students as Garden Educators) program offers an opportunity to spend a productive summer out…

Insiders Guide to a Cool Summer Visit

Our water lilies love St. Louis summers, but the rest of us probably wilt at the idea of spending too much time outside on a hot day. Don’t let the heat keep you from stopping by your favorite botanical garden to experience beautiful summer blooms. Here’s our insiders guide to keeping cool during your next…

Plant Profile: The Pawpaw

What is a Pawpaw The pawpaw is the largest native edible fruit in North America, but chances are you’ve never heard of it. The pawpaw (Asimina triloba) has been largely forgotten in the forest, often known only to foragers and in folklore. The pawpaw’s native range encompasses much of the eastern United States, including large…