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    Can 1224 Plants Save Bees?

    It’s a good thing I’m not allergic to bee stings… they’re practically part of my job description. But if my research can unlock better ways to give bees a fighting chance, stings are a small price to pay. Bees are in big trouble. We’ve lost an astounding 25 percent of our wild bees

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    Harvesting Sweet Potatoes

    With our first frost imminent here in Missouri, now is the time to harvest those sweet potatoes! Most varieties of sweet potatoes are ready to harvest between 90 and 120 days of planting. The leaves begin to yellow, indicating that growth is slowing down. You can wait until the first

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    Thanks for Your Support!

    The Master Gardeners of Greene County want to thank all of our customers and supporters of our 19th Annual Plant Sale.  All of the money earned goes back into maintaining our gardens, and into programs like Potting Shed University, Young Sprouts in the Garden (now combined with The Butterfly Festival,

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