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1st Annual Southwest Regional Master Gardener Field Day


Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


University of Missouri Extension presents: 1st Annual Southwest Regional Master Gardener Field Day Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9-3:30 Springfield Botanical Gardens 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Springfield, MO 65807 Workshop Schedule 8:30 am - Coffee and Registration 9:00 am - Welcome 9:10 am Garden Tours -tour of hosta garden; hosta digging and dividing seminar -guided tram tour of the Beautiful Springfield Botanical Gardens -guided tour of the Butterfly House 11:30am - Catered Lunch in Botanical Center Meeting Room 12:30 pm - Indoor Educational Sessions Begin 12:30 pm -‘Growing Blackberries in Missouri’ by Patrick Byers, Horticulture Specialist, MU Extension 1:30 pm -‘Native Butterflies and Moths of Missouri’ by Dr. Chris Barnhart, professor of biology at Missouri State University and curator of the Dr. Bill Roston Native Butterfly House at the Springfield Botanical Gardens 2:30 pm -‘Growing Hostas in Missouri’ by Tom Lakowske, president of the Greater Ozarks Hosta Society and MG of Greene County member 3:30 pm - Dismiss
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-Workshop is $35 per attendee. -Workshop counts as 5 hours of Advanced Training for Master Gardeners -Spouses and Guests Welcome! -Contact Kelly McGowan at or Robert Balek at for more information -Register on-line at: Or call 417-874-2953




Kelly McGowan,
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909

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