• 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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  • 5th Annual Garlic Festival and Workshop

    Learn to grow garlic and taste some unique varieties at the 2018 Annual Garlic Festival and Workshop. Speakers and topics will include: Patrick Byers, MU Extension Horticulturist : Garlic Growing Overview (how to choose the best garlic strain, planting and caring for garlic, and the harvest and storage of garlic) Pam Duitsman, MU Extension Health and […]

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  • 2018 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series: Creating A Garden Sanctuary

    Tom Lakowske will  share ideas and inspirations for your garden, building better paths, rooms, beds, and borders.  Also, tricks to make your garden appear larger, six gazebo tips, and adding WOW factor finishing touches. Tom is a Master Gardener and president of Greater Ozarks Hosta Society. ***$5/person per class | Pay at the door | […]

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  • 2018 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series: Twilight Gardens

    If you like outdoor living and entertaining, but work during the day or want to avoid the hottest part of the day, twilight gardens are for you! Learn about plants that are most fragrant and vibrant near sunrise and sunset. Learn about garden accessories and building materials that will help you maximize the use of […]

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  • 2018 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series: Crepe Myrtle

    Join Becky Nicholas, Garden Center and Landscape Designer from Wickman’s Garden Village, for an exciting program all about Crepe Myrtles.  Becky will share her wealth of information about the types and care of these lovely bloomers.  Becky’s programs are always an informative and fun addition to the Learn To Grow In the Garden Series. ***$5/person […]

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  • 2018 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series: Container Water Gardening

    Linda Siler is the Water Garden Specialist at Wickman’s Garden Center.  Linda will present a program about water gardening container style.  Participants will come away with new ideas ideas on container types, plants, and fish for smaller water gardens.  Linda’s programs are always very creative and full of new ideas. ***$5/person per class | Pay […]

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    2018 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series: Roses

    We love our rose garden here at the Botanical Gardens, and are excited to present William Aldrich, Master Gardener and Curator, Springfield Botanical Gardens’ Rose Garden as this month’s presenter.  The rose holds a unique place in horticulture—cherished for its beautiful blooms, feared for its thorns, scorned by many homeowners for its seemingly daunting care […]

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  • 2018 Lawn and Garden Show

    The 2018 28th Annual Ozark Empire Fair Lawn and Garden Show will be held from Friday, February 23, 2018 through Sunday, February 25, 2018. 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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  • 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 […]

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  • Potting Shed University: Indoor Gardening: Our Favorite Houseplants and More

    Class taught by Kelly McGowan, MU Extension Horticultural Specialist, Greene County Everyone loves houseplants and many people began their love of gardening through caring for them.  Learn about houseplant history, common insect pests, tough and durable varieties and all aspects of care and propagation. $5/person per class | Pay at the door | Registration starts at 5:30 PM 2018 […]

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