Master Gardener resources

Missouri Master Gardener Program


Garden Talk newsletter

Heartland Horticulture newsletter

Green Horizons — MU Center for Agroforestry newsletter

The Connection — North Central IPM Center newsletter

Articles and videos

Emerald Ash Borer — In 2008, Emerald Ash Borers were discovered in Wayne County. Extension's Emerald Ash Borer program is an information source on EAB pests including how to prevent and respond to infestations.

Observed horticulture problems — Adair County MU Extension Center

Plant health and Japanese Beetles (PDF) — USDA APHIS Homeowner's Guide to Managing the Japanese Beetle

Craft projects

Decorative cloth pumpkins
Sock snow people

Excerpts from the Master Gardener Notebook

Cabbage, radishes and carrots
Cold frames
Ornamental tree pruning
Starter plants
Starting seeds

YouTube videos

Annual beds — Janelle Melton, Master Gardener
Composting — Janelle Melton, Master Gardener
How to take a soil sample — Bob Schultheis, Master Gardener
Insect identification — Bob Schultheis, Master Gardener
Irrigating trees in a drought — Bob Schultheis, Master Gardener
Native bed garden — Janelle Melton, Master Gardener
Rain barrels — Dude and Janelle Melton, Master Gardeners
Plant diseases — Bob Schultheis, Master Gardener
Pressure canner gauge testing advice — Bob Schultheis, Master Gardener

Additional information

Gardening by Month — The Missouri Botanical Garden offers tips and information to help you plan your weekly and monthly gardening tasks.

Grow Native! — Grow Native! is a native landscaping marketing and education program of the Missouri Prairie Foundation.

Climate resources for Master Gardeners — from CoCoRaHS

NPK Soil Fertilizer Calculator — University of Georgia calculator helps you custom mix fertilizer from commonly available grades