Thursday, August 01, 2013

10th Annual Fall Gardening Workshop in Kimberling City Sept. 28

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

GALENA, Mo. -- The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks and University of Missouri Extension will host the tenth annual “Fall Gardening Workshop” from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 in the community room at the Kimberling City Senior Center, 63 Kimberling Hills Blvd., Kimberling City, Mo.

The event is designed for homeowners seeking tips on garden management.  Speakers at this year’s workshop includes”
  • “Succulents-Indoors and in the Garden” by Oscar Cross, Hilltop Gardens, Ash Grove;
  • “Vermiculture,” by Mark and Renae Bernskoetter, master gardeners, Springfield;
  • "Gardening for the Birds," by Amy Tucker, Wild Birds Unlimited, Branson
  • “Raised Beds” by Marilyn Odneal, horticulture educator with Missouri State University, Mountain Grove.
“The Master Gardeners are drawing this year on speakers who have a lot of experience in these topics so it should be an outstanding workshop.” said Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist, University of Missouri Extension.

Space is limited and advance registration is required. The worship fee this year is $18 per person and includes a catered lunch featuring Bourbon chicken for pre-registered participants.

For more information or to preregister, contact the Stone County Extension Center at (417) 357-6812 by Sept. 20. Information on the speakers and an online registration form is available on the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks website at



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