• 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. Scenic Ave, and will continue […]

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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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  • Join Us at the 2019 Plant Sale!

    The 22nd Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale in Greene County will start at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center located in Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Parks, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, MO, and will continue until 1:00 p.m. People are advised to arrive early if they want the best choices of […]

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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 contact us at . Thank you for being such an important part of our organization!

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  • Sign up now for our 2019 Core Training classes!

    Become a Master Gardener! If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener and joining the Master Gardeners of Greene County, 2019 Core Training for new members begins Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Classes will be held from 1-4 pm on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at the Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave and will continue […]

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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 is $5 per class; please pay […]

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