• Potting Shed University: Growing Strawberries

    Class taught by Patrick Byers, Extension Horticulture Specialist Strawberries are a versatile and easy-to-grow berry for the Ozarks.  Join Patrick for a discussion of the best strawberry cultivars for SW Missouri, preparing a garden spot for strawberries, planting and growing these interesting plants, harvesting a bountiful crop, and managing pests (diseases, insects, weeds). $5/person per class […]

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  • Potting Shed University: English Gardens

    Class taught by Nora Cox, Master Gardener of Greene County, Trainee Have you ever wanted to enjoy an English Garden of your very own?  Come join Nora as she teaches you varieties and placing of plants that will provide you with the relaxing enjoyment of an English Garden. $5/person per class | Pay at the door | Registration […]

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  • Potting Shed University: Starting Your Own Kitchen Garden

    Class taught by Pat DeWitt, Advanced Master Gardener of Greene County. For new Gardeners or gardeners who are starting over you will learn the basic foundations for a successful garden. Topics covered will include Soil, Sun, Water, Spacing, and Location of your garden. All participants will receive a handy booklet that contains all the basic information […]

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  • 4th Annual Garlic Festival

    The workshop will include presentations by Patrick Byers, a University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist, Kelly McGowan, a horticulture educator with MU Extension, and Dr. Pam Duitsman, a nutrition specialist with MU Extension. Garlic production – including how to choose the best garlic strain, planting and caring for garlic, and the harvest and storage of […]

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  • 22nd Annual Japanese Fall Festival

    Schedule of Events Friday, September 8th Gates Open 5:00 p.m. • Uke 66 • Mr. Hiroshi Tada performance “top spinning.” • Kizuna – Springfield’s Japan America Friendship Group will be performing traditional festival dance on stage. Everyone is invited to participate! • 6:00 Opening Ceremony at the stage • 6:15 St. Louis Osuwa Taiko • 6:30 Seiran […]

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  • 2017 Young Sprouts Native Plant Sale

    The Master Gardeners of Greene County invite you to attend our annual Fall Native Plant Sale at Hickory Hills Elementary School on September 12-14, 2017 from 8:30 am-3:30 pm. Hickory Hills Elementary is located at 4650 E Division St, Springfield, MO 65802. As our flagship Young Sprouts in the Garden school, Hickory Hills Elementary is one […]

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  • 1st Annual Fresh Produce Drive

    The Master Gardeners of Greene County in association with Grow Well Missouri welcome you to the first annual fresh produce drive to be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Grow Well Missouri and area friends and partners, Crosslines and the Greater Springfield Farmers Market, are sponsoring the event to […]

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  • 1st Annual Southwest Regional Master Gardener Field Day

    The Master Gardeners of Greene County welcome you to attend the first ever Annual Field Day at the Springfield Botanical Gardens! Join us on August 19, 2017 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for a fun and informative workshop hosted by the University of Missouri Extension. The field day will include garden tours, indoor educational […]

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  • 10th Annual Young Sprouts in the Garden: Butterfly Festival

    This year, Master Gardeners of Greene County and Friends of the Garden and will host another exciting event for our Young Sprouts- The Butterfly Festival! There will be T-shirt tie dying, vendors with things to give away and sell, many booths with interesting information, crafts, the caterpillar petting zoo, visits to the Dr. Bill Roston […]

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  • 2017 Lawn and Garden Show

    The 2017 27th Annual Ozark Empire Fair Lawn and Garden Show will be held from Friday, February 24, 2017 through Sunday, February 26, 2017. 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 and […]

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