Master Gardener Training

Stone/Taney and Christian Counties will be offering Master Gardener Training for anyone that would like to become a Master Gardener Volunteer. Master Gardeners are adults of all ages who love gardening and who have previous gardening experience. Master Gardeners are members of the local community who are interested in lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, gardens and the environment. Classes consist of 10 sessions held on Monday and Thursday afternoons for Stone/Taney Counties and Monday and Thursday evenings for Christian County. Please check out the brochure and class schedule for more information. Please call Stone County Extension Center 417-357-6812 or Christian County Extension Center 417-581-3558 for more information.


Upcoming meetings

 Kimberling Area Library Gardening Classes

Click on the Master Gardeners link to find a list of classes and dates. These classes are held at the Kimberling Area Library in Kimberling City.

Brown Bag Lunch Garden Series 2014

Click on the Master Gardeners link to find a list of classes and dates. These classes are held at the Taney County Extension Center in Forsyth.

Front Porch Conversations with Garden People

These classes are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Cassville Library lower level. For more information Front Porch Conversations

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Fall Garden Workshop

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Fall Garden Workshop will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Kimberling City, 71 Kimberling Boulevard, Kimberling City MO. NOTE: this is a new location, immediately adjacent to the Senior Center. Registration, vendor booths and a continental breakfast opens at 8:30. Workshops begin at 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Workshop Topics are: Death by Chlorophyl by Oscar Cross - Hilltop Gardens, Ash Grove; Straw Bale Gardening by Mark & Renae Bernskoetter - Master Gardeners, Springfield; Organic Weed Control by Kelly McGowan - Extension Horticulture Educator, Springfield; Bulbs for Fall Planting by Patrick Byers - Extension Horticulture Specialist, Springfield.

Registration cost per person is $18.00 and this does include lunch by Lilliee's Catering of Reeds Spring. Advance registration is recommended. Space is limited, so register early. Online registration is encouraged and available at or you can print off a registration form (found on the Master Gardeners website) and sent it in with your check to Stone County Extension Center, PO Box 345, Galena MO 65656. Make your check out to Master Gardeners of the Ozarks. Registration deadline is September 19, 2014. If you need a registration form mailed to you or need more information, please call the Stone County Extension Center 417-357-6812.