• 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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  • 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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  • 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. Thank you for being such […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 the first local organizations to […]

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  • Join us for our 2018 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series!

    Master Gardeners of Greene County is proud to announce 5 new Learn to Grow in the Garden classes for 2018. All 5 classes will be held on Monday evenings from 6:00pm – 7:00pm at the Botanical Center, beginning on June 11, 2018 and running through October 8, 2018. The fee for all classes is $5 per […]

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  • Join Us at the 2018 Annual Plant Sale!

    The 21st Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale in Greene County will start at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center located in Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Parks, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, MO, and will continue until 2:00 p.m. People are advised to arrive early if they want the best choices of […]

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  • 2018 Potting Shed University classes have been announced!

    Master Gardeners of Greene County is proud to announce 8 new Potting Shed University classes for 2018. All 8 classes will be held on Monday evenings from 6:00pm – 7:00pm at the Botanical Center, beginning on February 26, 2018 and running through April 16, 2018. The fee for all classes is $5 per class; please pay at […]

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