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Our speakers

Master Gardeners are available to share their knowledge with young and old alike, giving presentations to schools, clubs and organizations in the area.

If you would like to schedule a speaker, please contact us at


  • Attracting birds to your yard

  • Bearded irises

  • Beekeeping

  • Building lasagna beds, a no-dig method for planting

  • Bulbs and perennials for early spring color

  • Butterfly gardens and Monarch stopover

  • Container gardening

  • Daylilies

  • Extending the vegetable growing season

  • Gardening Gone Bad

  • Growing tomatoes

  • Habitat gardening: a naturalist's approach to wildlife stewardship

  • How to start a community garden

  • Improving soil

  • Integrated pest management

  • Lawn care

  • Mole and large pest control

  • Native plants in the home landscape

  • Native trees and shrubs

  • Organic gardening

  • Plant propagation

  • Ponds and waterfalls

  • Pruning

  • Raised bed gardening

  • Roses

  • Save the pollinators!

  • Shade gardening

  • Soils and composting

  • Starting an herb garden

  • Starting seeds

  • Top 10 botanical gardens

  • Vegetable gardening


Fees support the Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens at the St. Charles County Extension Center. Master Gardeners donate their time.

Presentations are only for within St. Charles County locations.

The speaker fee is $50 for a 45-minute presentation plus approximately 15 minutes for Q & A for a total of 1 hour.

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