Please bring your soil samples to our office at 10650 Gateway Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132. Any questions, please call 314-400-2115.

Soil sample instructional video

Click here to watch Nathan Brandt demonstrate the proper way to collect a soil sample.



Soil testing

Extension will take soil samples for testing. Our soil testing flyer (PDF) will explain how to take the sample and where to take it for processing. MU Extension has many publications on soil sample analysis and improving soil conditions. All MU Extension soil testing publications

St. Louis Master Gardeners at work

Nathan Brandt and the St. Louis Master Gardeners were hard at work beautifying the grounds at the Kathy J. Weinman Shelter. The volunteers are transforming the space to provide some comfort for the women and children residing within the facility. This is one example of the partnership MU Extension has with St. Louis County. This began with a phone call requesting help with a flower bed. Do you have community horticulture project that you would like help with? Give Nathan a call: 314-400-7338!

St. Louis Master Gardeners

St. Louis Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who enjoying sharing their gardening knowledge with others.
St. Louis Master Gardeners Annual Report 2013 (PDF)

2013 Master Gardener class

Congratulations to the Graduates of the 2013 Master Gardener Training Course!

2011 Master Gardener class

 photo of 2011 Master Gardener class

Following the May 19 graduation, the newly trained St. Louis Master Gardeners gather near the Kemper Center for Home Gardening at the Missouri Botanical Garden. The 2011 class is joined by (back row, from left) Nathan Brandt, MU Extension horticulture specialist; State Rep. Tishaura Jones, Dist. 63, guest of honor at the ceremony; and (2nd row from front, 2nd from left) Dr. Steven Cline, director of the Kemper Center. A total of 41 master gardeners were trained in the 18-week program. The next training in St. Louis starts January 2012.

Nathan Brandt, MU Extension horticulture specialist
Coordinator of the St. Louis Master Gardeners compliments 41 Master Gardener graduates during the May 19, 2011, graduation ceremony at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

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