AgEBB-MU CAFNR Extension

David Burton
Civic Communications Specialist
2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807

February 9, 2018

Spring Gardening Workshop in Branson March 3

GALENA, Mo. — The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will host the 15th Annual Spring Gardening Workshop, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 3 at the Faith Lutheran Church, 221 Malone Street, Branson.

The workshop includes vendor booths and a continental breakfast. The program is designed for homeowners looking for tips to improve their landscapes and gardening skills.

"This program will feature qualified and informative speakers who will discuss the topics of developing the right size garden, composting tips, successfully growing microgreens and amazing plants for gardens," said Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist, University of Missouri Extension.

This year's program features a speaker who will discuss yoga and gardening

"This program has grown in popularity and has become a Branson tradition for gardeners throughout the region," said Maggie Ann Shanks, master gardener who chairs the program.

Over 200 people attended last year's event. Several vendors will be on site and will be set up to offer plants and horticulture-related merchandise to the public.

A registration fee will be charged to cover the cost of the workshop and lunch. Seating is limited so pre-register soon.

Contact the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Center at (417) 357-6812 for more information and to pre-register. Registration is also available on-line at

Source: Tim Schnakenberg, (417) 357-6812

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