Thursday, April 18, 2013

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Hosting “2013 Garden Tour” Saturday May 18 in Forsyth

Contact: Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist
Tel: (417) 357-6812

The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks garden tour in 201 promises to be a fun learning experience in a unique setting.

The tour event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 18 at the “Five Oaks Farms” in Forsyth. This will be a day of gardening demonstrations, lunch, and a guided tour of the estate.

Tour participants will be able to meander along the rock paths and explore the rose garden, perennial beds, shade garden, vegetable garden, and greenhouse.

Demonstrations during the day include rose gardening, perennial flowers, shade gardening, workings of a greenhouse, creating container gardens, and vegetable gardening.

The tour costs $22 per person and includes lunch. Individuals must register in advance at or by calling the Stone County Extension Center at 417-357-6812

All proceeds benefit the scholarship fund for horticultural students at The College of the Ozarks.


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