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Poplar Bluff Master Gardeners
Do you have an interest in gardening? Would you like to learn more about working with plants? Check below for current classes (see Events for in-person classes and Online courses for online classes). Thirty hours of core education is required for those who wish to become a Master Gardener followed by 30 hours of volunteer work within the first 12 months.
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 MU 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.
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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 ...
Publication date: June 1, 2016
Welcome to the Missouri Master Gardener program. In this program, you will receive classroom training to become a Master Gardener volunteer in partnership with University of Missouri Extension. More than 2,000 active Missouri Master Gardeners are ...
Master Gardener Core Training Course and Manual Bundle
Aug. 8, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020
Your $200 registration fee includes a FREE Core Manual. During checkout, a $37.95 discount will be applied: $30 for the manual and $7.95 for shipping. During checkout, please click the "Next" button under Shipping Methods. The shipping fee is part ...
Master Gardener Core Training-Fall 2020
Aug. 23, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020
To receive a FREE Core Manual, a $30 value, register with the bundle. Register with the Bundle Course description: The motto of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” This is accomplished by providing ...
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, February 2019 issue, covering Greene, Butler, and other counties
The Garden Spade, March 2019 issue, covering Greene, Butler, and other counties