MOMGA Statewide Events

Friends of the Garden Event Calendar

  • Garden Story Time
    Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a garden-themed story followed by a fun,...
  • Butterfly Festival & Young Sprouts in the Garden
    Join us as we celebrate the Roston Native Butterfly House and the native butterflies and moths it...
  • Garden Story Time
    Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a garden-themed story followed by a fun,...
  • Garden Story Time
    Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a garden-themed story followed by a fun,...
  • Garden Story Time
    Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a garden-themed story followed by a fun,...
  • Garden Story Time
    Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a garden-themed story followed by a fun,...
  • Garden Story Time
    Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a garden-themed story followed by a fun,...
  • Garden Story Time
    Join us the second Wednesday of every month for a garden-themed story followed by a fun,...

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2018 Stone County Library Garden Series

Garden Programs at the Stone County Library in Crane

Let's Get Growing

The Stone County Library at 201 Main Street in Crane will offer "Let's Get Growing" - a series of informative sessions taught by gardening experts - from March through September. All sessions are in the community room at Stone County Library in Crane and are free and open to everyone as part of community education sponsored jointly by the library and Master Gardeners of the Ozarks - volunteers with the University of Missouri Extension.

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For more information, contact Julie Steele at the Stone County Library in Crane at 417-723-8261.

Read more: 2018 Stone County Library Garden Series

Spring Gardening Workshop in Branson March 3

Spring Workshop Attendance is usually at full capacity

The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will be hosting their fifteenth annual Spring Gardening Workshop designed for homeowners looking for tips to improve their landscapes and gardening skills.

The workshop will be held with registration, vendor booths and a continental breakfast starting at 8:00 a.m. and the program ending at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 3 at the Faith Lutheran Church, located at 221 Malone Street in Branson, Mo.

“This program will feature qualified and informative speakers who will discuss the topics of developing the right size garden, composting tips, successfully growing microgreens and amazing plants for gardens.   This year we will also feature a speaker who will discuss yoga and gardening.” said Tim Schnakenberg, regional agronomy specialist, University of Missouri Extension.

“This program has grown in popularity and has become a Branson tradition for gardeners throughout the region,” according to Maggie Ann Shanks, master gardener who chairs the program. “Over 200 people attended last year’s event. Several vendors will be on site and will be set up to offer plants and horticulture-related merchandise to the public.”

A registration fee will be charged to cover the cost of the workshop and lunch. Contact the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Center at (417) 357-6812 for more information and to pre-register. Seating is limited so pre-register soon.

Find Out More

Advanced Registration for this event is now closed. You may be able to make a last minute reservation by calling (417) 357-6812.

2018 Gardening Programs at Kimberling Area Library Announced

Garden Programs at the Kimberling Area Library

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks have announced their annual Gardening Program schedule at the Kimberling Area Library for 2018.

Each year, the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks presents the FREE Programs in cooperation with the Kimberling Area Library Association. This year, each session will be held on the third Wednesday of each month, from April through September. All sessions are in the community room at Kimberling Area Library and are free and open to everyone as part of community education sponsored jointly by the library and Master Gardeners of the Ozarks - volunteers with the University of Missouri Extension.

Read more: 2018 Gardening Programs at Kimberling Area Library Announced

Another Successful Spring Gardening Workshop

An estimated 240 gardening enthusiasts turned out for the 2016 Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Spring Gardening Workshop, hosted in Branson at the Faith Lutheran Church.

Attendees were treated to interesting and informative presentations by entomologist, photographer and Taney County Master Gardener, Tom Riley; Garden Adventures Nursery owner and plant breeder, Dow Whiting; Tim Reinbott, Director of Field Operations for the University of Missouri Ag Experiment Stations in Columbia; Tamara Walkingstick, Associate Professor, Extension Forestry & Associate Director, Arkansas Forest Resources Center, Little Rock; and Tom Lakowske, Master Gardener and creator of Alta Birdsong, a private garden sanctuary in Springfield, MO. See below for PDFs of their presentations and hand-outs. Very soon, videos of the presentations will be available on the MG Ozarks YouTube Channel. (Stay tuned.)

The workshop also featured displays by several of our area's premier, gardening-related businesses including Cedar Creek Gardens, The Flower Farm, Hilltop Farm and Robbies Baskets.

Lunch was catered by T&K Catering of Cedar Creek, Missouri.

Editor's Note:

Below are the hand-outs of the presentations in PDF form. Although we've tried to reduce the file size of these (mostly) PowerPoint presentations, they might still take a while to load into a new page in your browser depending upon your internet connection speed.

pdfThings that bite and sting in the garden.pdf2.68 MB - Tom Riley

pdfWhats New in the Nursery.pdf824 KB - Dow Whiting

pdfTips and Tricks for Vegetable Gardening.pdf1.8 MB - Tim Reinbott

pdfWild Edibles.pdf (includes recipes)287.89 KB  - Tamara Walkingstick

pdfCreating a garden sanctuary.pdf2.35 MB - Tom Lakowske

Fall Gardening Workshop

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The 15th Annual
Master Gardeners of the Ozarks
Fall Gardening Workshop
Saturday, Sept. 28th
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
Kimberling City

STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS!

Gardening Programs at KAL

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Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Presents:

Garden Programs at the Kimberling Area Library

March - September
3rd Wednesday of the month
10 AM in the Community Room

New program schedule for 2019 now available!

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Springtime in the Garden

Springtime in the Garden

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Presents:

Springtime in the Garden

PLANT SALE AND MORE!
Taney County Extension Office
122 Felkins Ave
Forsyth, MO

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Plant Sale, Arbor Day & Educational Activities

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Master Gardeners: We need volunteers for the 2019 Plant Sale! Sign Up Here!