The following publications cover topics related to Master Gardener. For a complete list of MU Extension publications, visit the main Publications page.

Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

Revised | July 1, 2017 | $10

The first and best defense against plant diseases is a healthy plant. Visit our site to learn about Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases.

Soils, Plant Nutrition and Nutrient Management

Revised | January 10, 2017 | $10

Soil is a mixture of minerals, organic matter, air and water. Visit our site to learn about Soils, Plant Nutrition and Nutrient Management.


Reviewed | January 1, 2017 | $10

Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

Reviewed | January 1, 2017 | $10

Pruning is an important practice for maintaining the health, size & vigor of trees. Visit our site to learn about Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs.

Fruit Production

Reviewed | July 1, 2016 | $10

Most temperate zone fruits grow in Missouri. Learn how to raise strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants, blueberries, grapes, apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, peaches, apples and pears in the Show-Me State.

Residential Landscaping

Reviewed | July 1, 2016 | $10

Plant Propagation

Reviewed | July 1, 2016 | $10

Plant propagation is the process of increasing the number of plants of a particular species. Visit our site to learn more about Plant Propagation.

Plants and Their Environment

Reviewed | July 1, 2016 | $10

To understand why plants respond as they do to natural influences, gardeners must understand their structure and how they grow. Visit our site to learn more.

Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

Reviewed | May 1, 2016 | $10

Developing and managing a lawn involves numerous decisions. Learn how to select an appropriate turfgrass species or cultivar for your situation and how to manage your lawn in this guide.

Establishment and Care of Woody Ornamentals

Reviewed | February 1, 2016 | $10

From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar

New | March 1, 2014 | $20

Our Missouri garden journal is also a how-to guide and information resource. It provides a place to organize gardening info, plans and notes. Gift it to the gardeners in your life! If you are a Master Gardener, treat yourself!

Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

New | December 1, 2010 | $30

Vegetable Gardening

New | July 7, 2008 | $10

Vegetable gardening is a rewarding activity that can provide fresh, flavorful produce. It also offers the benefits of exercise, fresh air and landscape beautification. Learn to grow your own vegetables so you can eat fresh and save on groceries.

Herbaceous Ornamentals

New | July 1, 2008 | $10