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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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  • 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

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  • Welcome to the 2018 Fall Native Plant Sale at Hickory Hills Elementary School!

    The Master Gardeners of Greene County invite you to attend our Annual Fall Native Plant Sale at Hickory Hills Elementary School on October 9-11, 2018 from 8:30 am-2:00 pm. Hickory Hills Elementary is located at 4650 E Division St (State Highway YY), Springfield, MO 65802. Hickory Hills Elementary is one of

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