Northwest Missouri Master Gardeners

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.

2017 Officers

Jim Mallow, President

Barbara Bramblett, Vice President

Kris Compton, Secretary

David Laderoute, Treasurer

Bea Dobyan, Corresponding Secretary

Master Gardener Forms

Membership Directory

We are currently in the process of compiling a membership directory.  If you are a Northwest Missouri Master Gardener, please complete the membership form (PDF) and email to Maranda or fax at 816-279-3982.

2018 Master Gardener Classes

Master Gardener training classes are held each spring.  The 2018 classes will start on April 5th for the St. Joseph, MO location. The classes are held from 6pm -9 pm 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.  Please complete the application for this year's training (Application) and return with payment by March 26, 2018.  If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener in the future, you can complete the form (PDF) requesting further information or contact Maranda at Buchanan County Extension office, 816-279-1691.  

For additional information, visit the Northwest Missouri Horticulture page.

Garden n' Grow

Garden n' Grow Logo

In the Garden n' Grow program, youth aged 9 to 13 learn not only vegetable gardening, but also other science, math, and language arts skills while having fun. Participants are guided by Master Gardeners and Tom Fowler, horticulture specialist. If you are interested in signing your child up for Garden n' Grow, you can complete the form (PDF) requesting further information or contact Maranda at Buchanan County Extension office, 816-279-1691. We will be taking applications until May 19th with the program starting on May 22nd. Here is the schedule (PDF).


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