Lauritzen Gardens, along with partners at the National Drought Mitigation Center and University of Nebraska Omaha's Center for Urban Sustainability, will host the Heartland Native Plant Summit on Oct. 5 and 6 at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha. Periodic drought is a part of life in America's Heartland, putting a strain on the plantings that enhance our residential, commercial and community landscapes. The Heartland Native Plant Summit will explore innovative ways native plants can be used to craft landscapes that are beautiful, sustainable, and naturally resilient to drought. Early registration is a good idea. Learn more and register online.