Come to Our Fall Plant Sale

8-11 a.m., Sept. 24, corner of Hwy. 14 and Main, Nixa. Trees, perennials, shrubs and bulbs ready for planting. Proceeds benefit our community projects, including a scholarship to College of the Ozarks. PDF of flyer.

Come to Our Free Fall Seminar

1-4 p.m., Sept. 24, Nixa Community Center, 701 N. Taylor Way, Nixa. Patrick Byers on "Vegetables in the Winter--How to Use Season Extenders" and Alice Troyke on "Overwintering Plants--Inside and Out." Register at 417-581-3558. PDF of flyer.

Become a Master Gardener This Fall

Call 417-581-3558 to sign up for orientation Sept. 15, 6-7:30 p.m., OTC Richwood Valley, Ozark, Room 110, OR call 417-357-6812 to register for 1:30-3 p.m., Hawthorn Bamk Community Room 4675 Gretna, Branson. PDF of training flyer.

Seed to Harvest and Beyond Garden Journal + Calendar

$15 each at the Extension office on the Ozark Square.

Order a Copy of Garden of Eatin'

Compiled by the Christian County Master Gardeners.. Downloadable order form (PDF) . Then mail payment or stop by the MU Extension Office in Ozark.

Garden of Eatin' cookbook cover

 

Christian County Master Gardeners

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

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Follow us on our Facebook page or reach us through email at christianmg@missouri.edu.

Welcome to Christian County Master Gardeners! We hope this website will give you useful information about our chapter and that you will choose to become a Master Gardener and/or attend our free Garden Gate presentations, classes and seminars.

As part of the Master Gardener program in Missouri, we promote and raise public awareness of the University of Missouri Extension as a source of unbiased, research-based gardening information. The master Gardener program provides indepth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time and apply what they have learned to help others learn about gardening and environmental education.

Our active members in Christian County Master Gardeners, as University of Missouri Extension volunteers, do the following:

  • Deliver educational programs to the public through our Garden Gate series of OC garden classes, public seminars, Advanced Training for Master  Gardeners only and monthly programs open to the public  
  •  Staff a Hotline mid-March to mid-October at the extension office in Ozark and available  at 417-581-3558
  •  Host plant sales in spring and fall    
  •  Develop and maintain demonstration gardens at the Ozark Community Center, Rotary  Garden in Nixa, Gardens  at Woodfield in Nixa, Christian County Judicial Center in  Ozark, Butterfly Garden in Clever, Garrison Springs in Ozark  and the Nixa Community  Center
  •  Publish monthly Garden Tips article, written by our own Master Gardener Cynthia Andre, in Christian County Headliner  News

Our 2016 officers may be reached through the Extension office at 417-581-3558: president, David McCurdy; vice president, Virginia Roberts; treasurer, Karen Bell; and secretary, Debbie Clithero.

Here are some photos from our spring plant sale:

  

  

 

Volunteer Information

Master Gardener Online Reporting
Master Gardener Volunteer Record Sheet (PDF)