join us at our monthly meeting
Master Gardener's are a fun group of folks and enjoy sharing our love of gardening with any visitor. At our meetings, we have speakers, refreshments, & fun. The public is invited and encouraged to join us.
We meet on most second Thursday's of the month. List of meetings and scheduled speakers is listed below. In addition to our primary speaker, there is also a short presentation by master gardeners on topics they wish to share. Also, master gardeners will answer any questions you might have about your gardens.
The First Presbyterian Church
1106 Spring Street
Mountain Home, AR
---- Across the street from Cooper Park ----
MEETING TIME: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
2018 Meeting Dates and Speakers:
March 14 Susan and Steve Blumreich -- will share their experiences from this past summer raising and releasing approximately 100 Monarch butterflies. They will share tips on the types of Milkweed plants, how to collect the caterpillars, cages they used, how to release the Monarchs and more.
April 11 Alan Gregory -- Audubon Christmas Bird Count Compiler, President of Disorganized Bird Club, Master Gardener, Licensed Wildlife Rehabber with Arkansas Game and Fish (one of only 2 turtle rehabbers in the state), Contract Research Biologist for BP. -- A Bird Friendly Yard -- How to make yourself wildlife land manager of your own property.
June 13 Paula Bennett, RN at BRMC -- Plant Based Foods & Chronic Illness -- Part 2
July No Meeting
August 8 Tina Marie Wilcox, Ozark Folk Center -- Mediterranean herbs
September 6 MG brings in their favorite tools and makes a comment on them
October 10 Zack Martin, Grassland Specialist at the Baxter County Conservation District -- Our Native Grasses and Habitat for Quail
November 14 Brad Runsick -- Wrapping Up Your Garden for the Winter
The First Presbyterian Church, 1106 Spring Street, Mountain Home, AR