Master Gardener’s Speakers Bureau
The St. Louis Master Gardener Speakers Bureau provides quality horticultural information as a public service. All speakers are Master Gardener volunteers who have completed the Master Gardener training under the direction of University of Missouri Extension.
Each year St. Louis Master Gardeners make over 100 presentations to garden clubs, schools, businesses, churches, neighborhood and civic organizations. Presentations are typically 50-60 minutes in length. Also available are three walking and teaching tours of Missouri Botanical Garden’s specialty gardens and the annual orchid display.
- Choose a talk from the Program Topics
- Call or email that speaker directly. The speaker will explain the booking process and provide you with the combined Confirmation/Invoice form.
On the lower invoice portion of the Confirmation/Invoice form are directions for payment to St. Louis Master Gardeners. Return both the form and a check to the address given
Go beyond Stella D’Oro! The modern daylily gives a spectacular display of color, color patterns, bloom and plant size when other garden plants are wilting in the heat and humidity.
Gardening during the Victorian Period included a fern craze, orchid mania, lavish tropicals, intricate outdoor gardens.
The overall Victorian look is described as opulent. It included unique elements, several of which continue in use today as well as one that changed the the course of history.
Find out what it takes to ‘put on’ the annual orchid show at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Learn how the Botanical Garden’s world famous orchid collection is maintained.
Trying to perfect your home garden to the Better Homes and Gardens ideal? It is frustrating to do all of the right things and then find insects and plant diseases challenging your best attempts. Learn about common garden pests and diseases and how to manage them using safe, sustainable tactics.