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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013

Garden Inspired Writing Retreat (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Start in the atrium of the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...


Experience nature and be inspired by the beauty of the gardens. This retreat is for anyone who wants to be more creative whether you like journal writing, poetry, fiction, non-fiction or news writing. No prior writing experience is needed. Bring a lawn chair and your own writing tools. Attend one session, or all four. Enjoy the burst of creativity that comes when you combine nature with other inspired writers. more...

Session topic:

For three hours, let MU Extension specialist David Burton, a journalist and published author, guide your journey into the natural world with creative writing exercises in the gardens. These sessions are held rain or shine (under cover if weather is bad)


Register by check at the Greene County Extension Center or by mail (download form on our website). Credit cards can be used for online registration only. more...




David L. Burton,
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417/881-8909

MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 151 of 227)

When:  Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

KOLR10 Studio


This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Persimmon Seeds Predict Winter




Patrick Byers,
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417/881-8909

Canceled: From Hoof to Hay Short Course (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Good Samaritans Boys Ranch
Jim D. Morris Building
5549 Missouri 13
Brighton, MO

Facility is located approximately one mile south of Brighton, east of hwy 13