Franklin County 4-H Picnic

Join us for the Franklin County 4-H Picnic to be held on Sunday, October 7 at the Veterans Memorial Park in Union, Mo. from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
We will begin eating at 4:30 p.m.
Join us, meet new friends and reunite with old 4-H friends!
The 4-H Council will provide fried chicken, lemonade, and dinnerware. Each family should bring a covered dish or dessert, other soft beverages if you want them, and your own lawn chairs if you want one. You are also invited to bring recreation and game equipment such as washers, soccer balls, etc.
RSVP by October 1!
Please contact us so we can make sure we have enough food. Let us know who you are and how many will be coming from your family Call 636-583-5141 or e-mail: or find us on  Face Book: Franklin County Missouri 4-H. Franklin County 4-H families, former members and volunteers, and their guests are invited to join us to celebrate a new year of 4-H in Franklin County. The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. with fun including playing with the six foot earth ball!

Time to test your soil!

If you have never tested your soil for your lawn or garden, now is the perfect time.  Soil tests in our office are $20 for one test or $15 each if you submit two or more.  Read this article for more information on the importance of testing! For information on understanding your lawn and garden soil tests reports and calculating fertilizer requirements based on soil test requirements, please visit HERE.

Gardening and Lawn Care Tips!

The gardening calendar will guide you through weekly tasks so you don't feel so overwhelmed.  The October Gardening Calendar will keep you on top of everything you need. Be sure and scroll down to the calendar page for weed identification and many other resources.  If you have any question just give us a call.

Franklin County 4-H News

October 2018 (PDF)