Save the Date: Sept. 30 - Plant Sale and Free Seminar

Grant Williams on landscaping design and Nora Cox on matching the right plant for the right spot. 581-3558 for reservations.


Gardening Journal + Calendar

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

ome Upcoming Events

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


Some Upcoming Events

Sept. 30 - 8-11, Fall Plant Sale, parking lot at Hwy 14 and Main in Nixa. Perennials, shrubs, trees.

Sept. 30 - 1-4, Free Fall Seminar, Nixa Community Center. "Language of the Landscape: A Conversation Between People and Place" by Grant Williams of Sticks & Stones Landscaping" and "Let It Go!" by Master Gardener Nora Cox on planting the right plant in the right spot. Call 581-3558 to register.  PDF of flyer 


Become a Master Gardener

Call 581-3558 for dates of the fall 2017 Master Gardener training class.


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Welcome to Christian County Master Gardeners! We hope this website will give you useful information about our chapter and that you will 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 officers may be reached through the Extension office at 417-581-3558: president, David McCurdy; vice president, Virginia Roberts; treasurer, Karen Bell; and secretary, Karen Potter.

Here are some photos from our spring plant sale in 2017:



Volunteer Information

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