• 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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  • Potting Shed University: Plants for a Japanese Garden in the Ozarks

    Class taught by Katie Keith, Botanical Center Coordinator We will discuss the design concepts of the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden; plants for structure in all seasons and extending the bloom season. Park and meet at the Japanese Stroll Garden.  ($5 for PSU, no additional fee required) $5/person per class | Pay at the door | Registration starts at 5:30 […]

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  • Potting Shed University: Tried and True Plants for the Ozarks

    Class taught by Melissa Jenkins, Cedarbrook Garden Center, Branson West, MO Planting and maintaining a garden in the Ozarks can be a real challenge but you don’t have to sacrifice beauty for durability.  Learn about some of my favorite plants that add true beauty to your gardens year after year without a lot of maintenance and […]

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  • Potting Shed University: Using Foliage for Color in the Garden

    Class taught by Kathyrn Kufahl, Master Gardener of the Ozarks, Emeritus Many flowering plants have a short period of bloom.  Plants with colorful foliage can provide interest through the entire season with fairly low maintenance. This session will offer suggestions for both annuals and perennials that provide colorful foliage for your space. $5/person per class | Pay […]

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  • Potting Shed University: Companion Planting

    Class taught by Cathy Wolven, Master Gardener of the Ozarks, Emeritus Do you enjoy being with friends?  So do plants!  Find out who likes who in this companion planting class. $5/person per class | Pay at the door | Registration starts at 5:30 PM 2018 Potting Shed University Schedule

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  • 2018 Core Training Orientation II

    Dates for the 2018 Core Training classes have been announced! Classes will begin on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. 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 through early April. The cost to attend the classes is $160 per person or […]

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  • 2018 Core Training Orientation I

    Dates for the 2018 Core Training classes have been announced! Classes will begin on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. 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 through early April. The cost to attend the classes is $160 per person or […]

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  • 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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