Central Missouri Master Gardeners

The Central Missouri Master Gardeners meet at McClung Park, 6 p.m., all months except May and December. 

Master Gardeners complete 30 hours of volunteer work following their initial training, working on approved projects in the community:

Approved projects include Cole County Extension Center grounds, the demonstration gardens (also knows as River City Gardens), the Master Gardener Greenhouses, Habitat for Humanity, Missouri River Regional Library, McKay Park sign area, Rape and Abuse Crisis Center and others.

Contact the extension center to learn more.

Master Gardener Scholarship - three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to three students that reside in Callaway, Cole, Moniteau, Osage, Maries and Miller counties. Applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited college, university, technical or trade school for the fall term of the current year. Applicants are limited to those who plan to study horticulture, agriculture, conservation or forestry. Deadline to apply is February 28 of the current year. Contact the extension center for an application or download now.

Chapter resources


Demo Garden Information

Stepping Stone Instructions (PDF)

Composition Manual (PDF)

Composition slides (PPT)