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  • 2019 Potting Shed University classes have been announced!

    Master Gardeners of Greene County is proud to announce 8 new Potting Shed University classes for 2019. All 8 classes will be held on Monday evenings from 6:00pm – 7:00pm at the Botanical Center, beginning on February 4, 2019 and running through April 1, 2019. The fee for all classes

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  • Frost Flowers Bloom in the Ozarks

    Have you seen “Frost Flowers” blooming lately? If so, you have had to get out early in the morning during the first few hard frosts. Frost flowers, also known as “ice ribbons”, are formed by super cooled water being extruded through plant stems and freezing the minute they hit the cold air.

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  • Welcome New Members!

    If you are currently a member of Master Gardeners of Greene County and would like to set up a new login account to view the Members pages, please fill out the following form. Once your account has been created, we will notify you and provide instructions for changing your password.

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  • VIDEO: How to Plant a Tree in Missouri

    (Photo of Witchhazel blossom by Master Gardener Glenn Blake) Alvin Meeks, a member of the Master Gardeners of Greene County, demonstrates how to properly plant a Witchhazel tree in Missouri. For more information, check with your local University of Missouri Extension office or go online to http://extension.missouri.edu.

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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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