Monday, September 08, 2014

Garlic Workshop Offered by Extension Sept. 17

Contact: Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist
Headquartered in Greene County
Tel: (417) 881-8909

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Join University of Missouri Extension for a “Garlic Workshop” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, Mo.

The workshop will include a presentation by Patrick Byers, a University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist, on growing garlic both commercially and for home gardeners.

Data will be presented on trial varieties grown at the Botanical Center Gardens and the evening will conclude with a garlic tasting.

There will also be garlic for sale just in time for fall planting.

There is a cost of $6 per person for the program and advance registration is requested. The registration form can be found online at


For more information about the program call Patrick Byers at (417) 881-8909 or contact him by email at Registration is also possible in person at the Greene County Extension, 2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807.


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