Invest In Gardening Skills for Life
March 4 - April 1
A series of diverse garden topics for you to hone your skills to become a better gardener for years to come.
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S Scenic, Springfield, MO 65807
$5 per person per class
Pay at the door -
Registration starts at 5:30 PM
If Springfield schools are canceled due to inclement weather, our classes will also be canceled and rescheduled for a later date.
Mar 4: FRUGAL GARDENING
Lois Zerrer, Master Gardener of Greene County
Come learn practical tips and hints to make your gardening dollars go farther. For flower or vegetable enthusiasts, you will pick up new ideas to find plants, tools and timesavers for the garden.
Mar 11: BLUEBERRIES IN THE HOME GARDEN
Patrick Byers, MU Extension Horticulture Specialist
Blueberries are delicious and good for you! Learn how to grow this sometimes challenging plant, both in the garden and in containers. Selecting the best cultivar, preparing the soil, planting and caring for your bushes, and enjoying the harvest will be the class topics.
Monday 18: LANDSCAPING YOUR HOME WITH NATIVE PLANTS
David Middleton, Ozarks Soul, Native Plants and Landscaping
Do you want to learn how to incorporate Missouri Native plants into you home landscaping? David will highlight 20 of his favorite species and how to use them.
Mar: 25: GREAT PERENNIALS: HEUCHERA AND HEUCHERELLA
Kathryn Kufahl, Master Gardeners of the Ozarks, Emeritus
Coralbells and foamy bells make great additions to any perennial garden. They come from native backgrounds and offer season-long interest. Let’s share experiences with these distinctive plants.
April 1: THE WONDERFUL WORLS OF DAFFODILS
Pat Ware, Master Gardener of Greene County
Daffodils are among the first flowers to wake up and brighten our gardens. They come in sizes from teeny-tiny to huge and come in multiple colors and petals shapes. Some bloom very early and some bloom very late. Weather permitting, see examples of a variety of daffodils and maybe even take some home.
For more information and complete 2019 class schedule