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  • Sign up now for our 2020 Core Training classes!

    Become a Master Gardener! If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener and joining the Master Gardeners of Greene County, 2020 Core Training for new members begins Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Classes will be held from 6-9 pm on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 S.

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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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  • 2020 classes have been announced!

    Master Gardeners of Greene County wants to thank everyone who came to our 2019 classes and made them a huge success! Classes will resume for Potting Shed University in February 2020, and Learn to Grow in the Garden will resume in June 2020. We have an excellent lineup of topics and

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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

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