• Thanks for Your Support!

    The Master Gardeners of Greene County want to thank everyone who braved the pouring rain to join us at our 20th Annual Plant Sale. We had a great turnout of customers and supporters who proved that a little rain can’t drench our enthusiasm for growing beautiful things. Unfortunately, when lightning moved in shortly after 1:00 pm, […]

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  • Repotting Plants for the Annual Plant Sale

    Preparations for the Master Gardeners of Greene County 20th Annual Plant Sale are moving right along! Our diligent volunteers are busy browsing through seed catalogs, trading seeds, washing pots, building soil, and dreaming of the varieties they will share with our customers in just a couple months. Some customers have wondered how long plants that have […]

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  • 2017 Annual Plant Sale times have changed!

    New times have been announced for the 2017 Annual Plant Sale! The 20th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale in Greene County will start at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center located in Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Parks, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, MO, and will continue until 2:00 p.m. People are advised […]

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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, June 25, 2016) and Learn […]

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  • Our Remote Dig Team is on the scene!

    Our Master Gardeners are working hard for the Annual Plant Sale coming up on Saturday, April 30, 2016! Members of the Remote Dig Team have been travelling far and wide, gathering plants from their own gardens- and from the two city gardens that Master Gardeners maintain in Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park and at the Xeriscape on South National- […]

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  • New Advanced Master Gardener Class: Residential Landscape and Design

    Master Gardeners of Greene County is offering an exciting new class in June, Residential Landscape and Design. The class will be taught by retired Missouri State University Horticulture professor, Dr. Pam Trewatha, on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm at the Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S Scenic, Springfield, Missouri.  Cost for the class is $20 per person; […]

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  • 2016 Potting Shed University: Winter Seed Sowing

    Our second class in the Potting Shed University series was held Monday, March 7, 2016 with an introduction to the “Wintersown Method.”  By planting seeds in small recycled greenhouses, then setting the greenhouses out in the elements, plants are stronger and root more easily in the environment in which they will grow.  For detailed instructions […]

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  • Potting ‘Em Up for the 2016 Annual Plant Sale!

    Over 50 of our dedicated volunteers showed up to play in the dirt during our first Pot ‘Em Up workday of 2016. 150 bare-root seedlings/saplings from the Department of Conservation were potted up and labelled for the Annual Plant Sale to be held on April 30, 2016. And that is just a drop in the bucket […]

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  • Summer Blooms Series: Winter Seed Sowing

    With over 30 in attendance, today’s Winter Seed Sowing class was a HUGE success! Check our Events Calendar for more free classes in the Summer Blooms Series. All Summer Blooms classes will be taught on the north side of town in Springfield, MO to make it easier for some neighbors to attend. Note: This class will be […]

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  • 2015 Plant Sale- Saturday, April 25

    It’s almost Plant Sale Day! Saturday, April 25 7:30 AM Rain or shine Here are just a few of the plants that are waiting for you: For your shade garden: Hostas Ferns Coral Bells (Heuchera) Lenten Roses (Hellebores) Variegated Solomon’s Seal Wild geraniums For your sunny garden: Coneflowers Milkweed Asters Iris Daylilies Ornamental grasses Sunflowers […]

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