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Poplar Bluff Master Gardener meetings
The Poplar Bluff Master Gardeners meet regularly at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the University of Missouri Extension Center located at 614 Lindsay Avenue on the third floor. This group of active volunteers is composed of Master Gardeners from Butler, Carter, Stoddard, Ripley and Wayne counties. Please call the Butler County University of Missouri Extension center to confirm the location for the meeting each month at 573-686-8064. All are welcome to attend monthly meetings, which include informative gardening presentations. Invite friends and interested gardeners to come along.
Butler County Fair
The Master Gardeners help take entries for exhibits displayed during the Butler County Fair. During the event, Master Gardener volunteers watch to ensure the exhibits and entries are safe and answer questions of the exhibit visitors.
2018 elected officers
- President — Rhonda Meloy
- President-elect — Sheri Farmer
- Secretary — Rebecca Tindall
- Treasurer — Bud Letassey
- Past President — Jerry Brehmer
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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 ...
Master Gardener Newsletter covering Greene, Butler, and other counties
Missouri Master Gardeners can report their service hours using this online reporting system.
Fall tips for preparing lawns and gardens for the winter season.
The Garden Spade, January 2019 issue, covering Greene, Butler, and other counties