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April 2017

Cans Against Carbon Round #4

April 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Round #4 of "Cans Against Carbon" started on January 13, 2017. Every can rescued from the trash reduces greenhouse gas emissions. You can help further reduce emissions at https://www.gofundme.com/theplantsync.

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Arbor Day Celebration — Enabling Garden of Altoona

April 29, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Enabling Garden, 1050 1st Ave S
Altoona,IA50009United States
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The plant sync will be giving some plants away through our Open Source PlantsTM initiative. We will have some tough, locally adapted plants to share and be shared. Sharing plants in season avoids the embodied energy and greenhouse gas emissions that are produced in the commercial trade of plants. Hope to see you there!

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May 2017

Heuchera Breeding in Iowa – Iowa Arboretum

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Street
Madrid,IA50156United States
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The plant sync will talk about breeding new Heuchera varieties in Iowa's harsh climate.

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Class at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden – Empowering Climate Action through Gardening

May 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines,IA50309United States
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The plant sync will conduct a class to empower climate change action through gardening. The class will discuss the following: "Our climate is changing. Gardens and gardeners can adapt to, and help prevent, the future effects of climate change. Learn about the impact of a changing climate on gardening and what you can do about it. You will find that gardening with climate change in mind is also beneficial to wildlife, pollinators, biodiversity, and your pocketbook. And we just might…

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August 2017

Ames Garden Club — Gardening for a changing climate

August 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Boulevard
Ames,IAUnited States
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February 2018

2018 Think Spring! Garden Seminar

February 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kent Campus Center, 701 N C Street, Indianola, IA 50125, 701 N C Street
Indianola,IA50125United States
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The plant sync will present on gardening in a changing climate. Our climate is changing. Gardens and gardeners can adapt to, and help prevent, climate change. Learn about the impact of a changing climate on gardening and what you can do about it. You will find that gardening with climate change in mind is also beneficial to wildlife, pollinators, biodiversity, and your pocketbook.

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April 2018

Guest on WHO radio – Gardening Today

April 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newsradio 1040 WHO Des Moines,IAUnited States + Google Map

We will talk about breeding coral bells and empowering climate change action through gardening.

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Downtown Earth Day Tour – Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

April 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The plant sync will empower climate change action through gardening on Earth Day. We will have a booth at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden with plants to give away. See Open Source Plants.

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August 2018

Summer Valentine’s Day

August 9, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Northern Hemisphere

Reduce your carbon footprint.

Move Valentine's Day

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April 2019

Climate Strike!

April 5, 2019 @ 11:58 am - 1:00 pm
State Capitol Complex, West Terrace Stage, Finkbine Drive
Des Moines,IA50319United States
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Free

Youth are leaving school every Friday in many parts of the world as a way to demand action on climate change. Another youth-led strike is planned in Des Moines, Iowa on May 3rd. In the meantime, Matthew Bailey of the plant sync is protesting each Friday leading up to the May 3rd event.  All are invited to join these events to demand action on climate change.

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