Show-Me Master Gardeners


The Show-Me Master Gardeners are the local chapter of the Missouri Master Gardeners.

Show-Me Master Gardeners’ Mission:  To educate the public pertaining to horticulture and gardening practices in accordance with standards approved by the University of Missouri. 

During the 2013 calendar year, Show-Me Master Gardeners (SMMG) and trainees volunteered a total of 1,890 service hours in Pettis County and the immediate area.  Applying the current national value of volunteer time, this number of service hours represents an equivalent value of $41,580! 

Following is a partial listing of the types of volunteer service conducted:

  • Community Garden Beautification
  • Farmers’ Market
  • General Public Assistance/Consultation
  • Horticulture Telephone Line       
  • Information Booths at Fairs & Related Events      
  • Answer Service                                      
  • Workshops/Short Courses                                  
  • Youth Activities             



Calendar of Meetings and Educational Opportunities

Current Community Projects

Project Request Form (PDF)