• 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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  • 2017 Annual Plant Sale

    The 20th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale in Greene County will start at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, April 29, 2017, 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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  • 2017 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series: Garden Journaling

    Have you considered making a garden journal?  Garden journaling is an informative, creative, and fun way to keep track of what’s in the garden, when it was planted, how it performed, and all kinds of notes and plans for the following year.  Join Master Gardener Dulcy Stewart and friends as they share their own garden […]

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  • 2017 Learn to Grow in the Garden Series: Preserving And Cooking With Herbs

    You’ve been growing and using your own herbs during the warmer months, but wonder how to preserve them now that the first freeze is looming.  Did you know that some herbs retain their flavor better when frozen or placed in vinegar rather than dried?  Others an be brought inside as potted plants for part or […]

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