Meeting Highlights

Grazing School – May 23, 24, 25 - Ozark; call 417-581-2719 ext 3 for information


Master Gardener Garden Tour

The Master Gardeners Garden Tour " will be Friday, June 17, 2016 from 8am to 4 pm. "Gardening in the Ozarks Branson Style" will be an all day driving tour.

Gardens to View & Enjoy:

1. Charlie & Scottie Earls, Branson -- Landscaping with infinity pools, koi ponds & more.                                                                                                                              2. Dave & Carol Shaffer, Branson -- Large shade gardens with perennials galore.                                                                                                                                        3. Penny Meador, Branson -- Thinking out of the box. Creative and fun.                                                                                                                                                        4. Linda Lauer, Home of the Flower Farm, Branson -- Annuals Galore/Landscaping.                                                                                                                                    5. Jerry & Jeannie Giles, Branson --One acre Sun garden, perennials, koi pond, & a kitchen garden.                                                                                                          6. Beverly Brown, Branson -- Gardening on slopes & tight places, containers too.                                                                                                                                          7. Veterans Memorial Gardens, Branson -- A salute to our vets, totally volunteer.                                                                                                                                         8. Salvation Army Vegetable Gardens, Branson -- How to grow vegetables & info on lawns.                                                                                                                         9. Biblical Meditation Garden, Branson -- Built for peaceful thoughts. Plants of the Bible                                                                                                                              10. Corp. of Engineers Project Office, Branson -- Planting for Monarchs & much more                                                                                                                               11. College of the Ozarks, Pt. Lookout -- Farmers Market & Vegetable Garden Tour. Includes questions and answers on topics – Garden to Table

These gardens include Demonstration Gardens with butterfly attractions, hostas, roses and more; Professional Flower Gardens; Classic Perennial and Evergreen Gardens; Vegetable Gardens for Learning and for Production; Small Gardens in tight areas, shade and sun; Landscaping with water features, rock features, koi ponds and more; Dedicated volunteer gardens and sanctuaries and more... 

Advanced registration $15.00; you may register online on the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks website or you may register by mail. Send a check to Stone County Extension Center, PO Box 345, Galena MO 65656. Please make checks payable to Master Gardeners of the Ozarks.

Tickets may also be purchased Day of Tour for $20.00 per person and can be purchased only on that day at the Corp. of Engineers Project Office located near the Dewey Short Visitor Center at the Table Rock Dam site (look for the white tent).

Master Gardener Fall Garden Workshop

2016 Fall Garden Workshop will be held on Saturday, September 24 in Kimberling City MO. Please save this date and plan to join us for a full day information. Topics will be: Evening Gardens; Lavender- Beautiful and Beneficial; Vegetable Cultivars for the Ozarks; Fruitful Machinations: The Amazing Relationships of Plants and Pollinators; and Landscapes in Miniature. More information will be available as information is finalized. Hope to see you then.

Master Gardener Training Classes

Master Gardener training classes will be held in the fall of 2016. If you are interested in attending classes, please call the Stone County Extension Center 417-357-6812 and get your name on the list. More information will be available as soon as dates and times are set.

Kimberling Area Garden Programs

Garden programs are presented by Master Gardeners of the Ozarks at the Kimberling Area Library, 45 Kimberling Blvd, Kimberling City, MO. These classes are held on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.  All classes are free and open to the public as a part of community education sponsored jointly by Master Gardeners of the Ozarks, who volunteer with the University of Missouri Extension. Please see the Master Gardenerslink on this page or check out the Master Gardeners website for dates and topics for more information.