Still time to Pre-Register for Garden Education Classes

Rolla, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension and Phelps County Master Gardeners are hosting Growing Green, a day of gardening education Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Missouri University of Science & Technology’s Havener Center, 1346 N. Bishop Avenue, Rolla, Missouri from 9 4 p.m.


Deadline to pre-register for the Growing Green gardening classes is Monday March 26. To pre-register, please visit the University of Missouri Phelps County Extension Office, 200 North Main, from 8:30 AM to Noon and 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday or please call (573) 458-6260.  Class size is limited so please pre-register early. You may also register the day of the Classes.


Cost is $20 for both morning and afternoon sessions or $10 per session and the event is open to everyone.  For current Master Gardeners, these sessions will qualify for annual Continuing Education and many qualify as Advanced Training.


There will be more than 20 different topics to choose from including Missouri’s Water Resources, Vegetable Gardening, Sustainable Landscaping, Roof-top Gardening, Seed Starting, Fruit Trees, Right Plant; Right Place, Native Plants for Wildlife and Grazing, Lasagna Gardening, Soil Basics, Healthy Soil-Healthy Plants, Rain Gardens, Horizontal Bee Hives, Plant Propagation, Greenhouse Construction, Garden Cover Crops, Flowerbeds and Ground Covers, Front Yard Forestry, Greenhouse Plants, Healthy Stream Ecosystems, Getting Started with Herbs, Successfully Growing Grapes, and many more.


For a detailed description of classes, the registration form, and information on instructors, visit

Gift Certificates are available for this event at the Phelps County Extension Center.


For more information about Phelps County Master Gardeners, contact Stan Porter, currentpresident, (573) 528-9944.


University of Missouri Extension does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion. age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status in employment or in any program or activity.

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