• Sign up now for our 2020 Core Training classes! ~POSTPONED~

    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 has been postponed until later in the year. Please stay tuned for more information. Classes will likely be held from 6-9 pm on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at […]

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  • COVID-19 Protocol: Master Gardeners of Greene County Hotline

    ATTENTION GARDENERS! Master Gardeners of Greene County Hotline is STILL OPEN for business to answer your important gardening questions. We are entering the gardening season with people beginning a new garden or possibly expanding their current garden this year. Please contact us with your questions by phone 417-874-2963 by email or on our website […]

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  • COVID-19 Protocol: Potting Shed University Cancellations

    In an abundance of caution, the three remaining Potting Shed University classes on March 16th, March 23rd and March 30th, 2020 have been cancelled. Master Gardeners of Greene County hope to be able to reschedule these classes at some point in the future. We will be advertising any rescheduled classes on this website and on […]

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  • Master Gardeners at the Library Station

    6 Different Topics, 6 Master Gardeners Shae Johnson – Butterflies and Pollinators Jana Belk – Herbs Ken Chamberlain – Heirlooms and Hybrids Kathy Rapp – Wildflowers and Native Plants Renae Bernskoetter – Sprouts and Microgreens Mark Bernskoetter – Composting and General Garden Q/A Join us at the Library Station on Saturday, February 29, 2020 for a […]

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  • 2020 Lawn and Garden Show

    The 2020 30th Annual Ozark Empire Fair Lawn and Garden Show will be held from Friday, February 28, 2020 through Sunday, March 1, 2020. The event offers a series of seminars hosted and taught by Master Gardeners of Greene County. These classes are free to the public when they purchase a ticket to the Lawn […]

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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. They are beautiful, delicate and […]

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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 speakers, so watch this website for […]

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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 widely prescribed supplements both to […]

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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 frost to harvest sweet potatoes, […]

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  • Welcome to the 2019 Spring Native Plant Sale at Hickory Hills Elementary School!

    The Master Gardeners of Greene County invite you to attend our Annual Spring Native Plant Sale at Hickory Hills Elementary School on April 29, 2019 through May 3, 2019, 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 the […]

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