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 2017 calendar year, 32 members from the Show-Me Master Gardener group taught 65 classes,
took 143 calls and committed 2,886 hours of volunteer work beautifying and educating Pettis County.

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

  • Maintained the Liberty Center, Katy Depot, CASA and Maple Leaf gardens
  • Taught classes at the Ag Expo and provided another class on how to judge horticulture, fruits and vegetables.
  • Ran the information booths at the Ag Expo and Sutherlands.  At the Missouri State Fair Information Booth we handed out 8,000 Horiticulture sheets and 500 samples of compost from the City of Sedalia
  • Held two fundraiser plant sales in May and September
  • Gave one $300 scholarship to a Horticulture student at State Fair Community College
  • Attended Master Gardener Day at the Missouri State Fair
  • Hosted the Tri-county dinner at State Fair Community College, Sedalia, MO



Calendar of Meetings and Educational Opportunities

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