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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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  • Plant Garlic in the Fall

    Garlic is a beloved ingredient in many culinary recipes because of the flavor and aroma that it adds to food. Due to its antibacterial and antiviral properties, garlic has also been used worldwide as a traditional medicine for fighting infection and boosting the immune system. Garlic is one of the most

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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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  • 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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