Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners are individuals who enjoy learning and sharing their gardening knowledge with others. There are no prerequisites to participate in Master Gardener training, except to have an interest in gardening, a willingness to learn and a desire to give back to local communities through volunteer service and education.

After completing training, Master Gardeners expand the reach of University of Missouri Extension using research-based horticultural information to answer gardening questions in their local communities.

Franklin County Master Gardeners

The Master Gardeners will again participate in St. Peter's United Church of Christ Festival of Trees this fall. Last year the festival raised 5,400 cans of food for three local food pantries. Our Tree's Theme will be "Mother nature in all Her Glory". Please come visit the trees and vote by placing a can of food under your favorite tree. Viewing will begin December 6 through December 21, hours are: Saturday, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm, Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


The Franklin County Master Gardeners meet monthly to learn, share project ideas and opportunities, and take care of business.  For more information call 636-583-5141 or email