Master Gardeners of the Ozarks

Extension Volunteers serving Stone & Taney Counties

Library Center of the Ozarks – Free Garden Classes

Library Center of the Ozarks at 200 South 4th Street in Branson,  joins the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks for free monthly garden classes.

“Registration is required.   Call the Library Circulation Desk at 417-334-1418 to enroll.”

All programs are presented by members of the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks, University of Missouri Extension.

Presentations are scheduled for 10:30 AM and will be approximately one hour in length.

March 6   –
“Hummingbird Habits”
By Marina Hanson & Mary O’Brien, Master Gardeners of the Ozarks

The hummingbirds will be arriving soon.  Come learn about their migration, feeding habits, favorite hummingbird plants and much more.   Including special photographs revealing their habits.

April 3
“Drip Irrigation for Beginners”
By Marie Ewing & Carolyn Townsend, Master Gardeners of the Ozarks

Learn about installation of drip irrigation in your garden.  You will learn about the tools & techniques including some hands experience of how to install.

May 1
“Perennials – Beauty in the Garden”
By Kathryn Kufahl, Master Gardener of the Ozarks

May is the perfect time to plant perennials and plan for ongoing beauty in the garden.   Learn about the best plants for beauty in sun or shade.

June 5
“Things That Bite & Sting in the Garden”.
By Entomologist, Tom Riley, Master Gardener of the Ozarks

Entomologist and Master Gardener Tom Riley shares key information on the things in your garden, what may bite & sting.   His presentation will teach you about identification of insects & more in your garden.

July 3
“FUNKY Easy Things to Grow”
By Mary O’Brien, Master Gardener of the Ozark

Growing can be fun especially when the plants are unique and some rather funky.    Learn about growing fun plants that brighten your gardens and your indoors.

August 7
“Discovering Delightful Dahlias”
By Penny Meador, Master Gardener of the Ozarks

Growing Dahlias can be a delight especially when you know the secrets!   Learn the secrets from a seasoned expert and start growing these beautiful flowers.

September 4  

“Lifecycle of the Monarch Butterfly”
By Stacey Fracol, Master Gardener of the Ozarks

Learn about the Monarchs lifecycle from caterpillars to chrysalises including tagging and release.   A great class for all ages.

October 2

“Winter Annuals to Brighten Your Gardens”
By Mary O’Brien, Master Gardener of the Ozark

Fall can be dreary but you can still enjoy color in your garden with winter annuals.    Learn about different winter annuals that like the cool weather.

All programs are presented by members of the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks,

University of Missouri Extension.

Presentations are scheduled for 10:30AM and will be approximately one hour in length.

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