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Event date: Aug. 25, 2021 - Nov. 10, 2021
The Master Gardener program trains individuals in the science and art of gardening. Graduates become volunteers who advise and educate the public on gardening and horticulture. Local Master Gardener chapters provide ongoing education, organize ...
News & articles
- Published: Friday, Dec. 15, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Submitting soil samples to your local University of Missouri Extension center is easy, says Manjula Nathan, director of the MU Soil and Plant Testing Laboratory.Now is the best time of the year to submit samples to the accredited ...
- Published: Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The summer they were married, Dan and Earlene Britton received a cutting from a Christmas cactus belonging to Earlene’s grandmother Naomi Ingrum. Thirty-six years later, the Brittons and the cactus continue to do well in spite of ...
- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The term “winterize” is associated more with automobiles than garden plants, but just as motorists want their cars to withstand the rigors of winter, gardeners can take steps to help their fragile plants do the same.Most of our ...
Publication date: July 1, 2016
Missouri is home to almost all temperate zone fruit plants, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants, blueberries, grapes, apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, peaches, apples and pears. They can be harvested from ...
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In the October 2020 issue: Fall perennial planting | Preparing mushroom logs | Fall fruit compote | October gardening tips | Upcoming events
In this issue: Trees don't live forever |2020 horticulture programs |Pumpkins have several uses | Cover crops improve garden soil | Overwintering plants | Have a large evergreen that needs removed? | Gardening tips for October | Upcoming events
In the September 2020 issue: Tubackia leaf spot on oaks | Why some trees are turning red | Fall lawn care | September gardening tips | Upcoming events
In this issue: A Gardener's Night Before Christmas | A look back at 2018 horticulture programs | Look before you sleep this holiday season | Monarchs everywhere — a day to remember | Bringing Monarchs to the Adair County Public Library | Gardening ...