In-depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening.
NW MO Master Gardeners meet the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Buchanan County Extension Center, 4125 Mitchell Avenue, St. Joseph.
- Barbara Bramblett, President
- Dee Musser, Vice President
- Kris Compton, Recording Secretary
- David Laderoute, Treasurer
- Bea Dobyan, Corresponding Secretary
- Larry Werthmuller, Historian
Master Gardener classes
Master Gardener training classes are held each spring. The classes are held from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. on Thursday evening with approximately 11-12 sessions. The current cost for Master Gardener training is $110 per person, or $195 per couple. Master Gardeners are adults of all ages who love gardening and who have some previous gardening experience. They are members of the local community who are interested in lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, gardens, and the environment. If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener in the future, contact Lindsay at Buchanan County Extension office, 816-279-1691.
For additional information, visit the Northwest Missouri Horticulture page.
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News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new session of online core training to become a certified Master Gardener begins Jan. 22. “The motto of the Master Gardener program is ‘Helping others learn to grow,’” said David Trinklein, state horticulture specialist ...
- 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 ...