Franklin County Master Gardeners

The Master Gardeners will again participate in St. Peter's United Church of Christ Festival of Trees this fall. Last year the festival raised 5,400 cans of food for three local food pantries. Our tree's theme will be "Mother Nature in all Her Glory". Please come visit the trees and vote by placing a can of food under your favorite tree. Viewing will begin December 6 through December 21, hours are: Saturday, 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


4-H families should log in to MO4Honline and complete their 4H enrollment information by December 31 to save money.  The current $8 per member 4-H enrollment fee will increase to $20 per member on January 1, 2015.  If you plan to pay for 4-H fees by cash or check, we don’t have to receive the payment until January as long as you have entered the enrollment by December 31.

But don’t wait until the last minute - although most have had no trouble with the enrollment, a few have encountered problems.  So I recommend you begin the process early enough that we can help you with any difficulties in time to avoid the fee increase.

Quality for Keeps newsletter

This newsletter is issued April through October providing research–based information for safely preserving food and other helpful tips. Also included are delicious recipes for your garden bounty.

September 2014 (PDF)

Franklin County 4-H News

Decemberr 2014 (PDF)