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22 January 2019


It's summertime and it's hot! No need to tell you that.  What do you do with the kids?  The Kimberling Area Library in Kimberling City is a great place to take the kids.   Master Gardeners of the Ozarks have been working hard on a Community Enhancement Project  with the Kimberling Area Library Association.     The  concept is an interactive garden with a playground.   Playground equippement was donated and installed by the Rotary Club and the American Legion post both of Kimberling City.

Master Gardener Julie Jacob submitted and got approved a variety of gardens.   A large butterfly in the middle of the garden is made of whimsical flowers.   The gardens are made possible through private funds.   Carol Buzenius is a member of Thrivent and a library volunteer.   Here she greets kids from behind the sign which reads "KALA  Wild, Wacky and Wonderful Garden."   The sign goes on to share with the kids various garden favorites.

These gardens are dependent on volunteers such as sign painter Yvette Ayres - a member of the Board of Directors for the Library.


Master Gardeners Julie Jacob and Kathryn Kufahl say volunteers are greeted with ooohs and aaahs from kids learning in the ABC garden.

KAL Board Member Yvette Ayres

Library hours are Mon-Wed-Friday  10am to 4pm
Tuesday-Thursday  10am to 7pm
Saturday   9am to 12 noon
For more information or for possible interviews, please contact:
Julie Jacob - 417-338-0746 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Kathryn Kufahl - 417-272-0996 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Our program resumes March 20th, 2019
Budget Wise Gardening presented by Alice Troyke

Stay Tuned for the new program schedule in early 2019

Springtime in the Garden

Springtime in the Garden

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Presents:

Springtime in the Garden

Taney County Extension Office
122 Felkins Ave
Forsyth, MO

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


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22 January 2019