Join library staff at this community-wide seed exchange, gardening education and vendor event. Sponsored by the Callaway and Audrain County Master Gardeners and the Fulton and Mexico, Missouri Garden Clubs.
Gale McRoberts, Johnson County master gardener, will talk about the Monet Garden at the Overland Park Arboretum, which uses color and design elements from Claude Monet's work to create a unique gardening style. She will take us on a virtual tour of Monet's garden in Giverny, France and the one at Overland Park. Chris "Woody" Starbuck, associate professor of horticulture at MU, will talk about the use of woody ornamental plants in Missouri. Presented by the Discovery Garden Club. Light refreshments served.
This month's sale features books on gardening, nature and travel. First Wednesday sales offer some of the very best books that have been donated to the Friends. The Friends also conduct sales every Wednesday in the library lobby noon-3 p.m, and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds go to support library services.
Callaway County Master Gardeners will teach you why, how and when to start preparing for your spring garden. You'll get to make planting containers and sow tomato and pepper seeds. Registration begins Monday, February 2.