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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: Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021
HUNTSVILLE, Mo. – When Amanda Quinn quadrupled the growing space at her Randolph County flower farm, she didn’t want to quadruple the time spent watering flowers.Quinn, owner of “bloom: Cut Flower Farm,” contacted University of Missouri ...
- 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 ...
Publication date: March 1, 2014
This garden journal for all Missouri gardeners, including Missouri Master Gardeners, is also a how-to guide and information resource. Keeping a garden journal is a great way to organize and keep track of the how, when, where and what of the gardening ...
Master Gardeners can report their service hours using this Word form, a PDF version of this form, or the online reporting system at http://report.missourimastergardener.com.
Master Gardeners can report their service hours using this PDF form, a Word version of this form, or the online reporting system at http://report.missourimastergardener.com.
This document outlines the formal operational guidelines of the Missouri Master Gardener program. It explains the relationship between MU Extension, county extension councils and local Master Gardener groups in the day-to-day operation of a program.