Club Information

Learn more about gardening in Columbia, Missouri.  The club offers informative meetings featuring local experts on a wide range of topics.  Educational field trips and garden tours are organized by the club. Together with the Columbia Public Library, the club sponsors an annual Winter Garden Forum for the community.

The Discovery Garden Club is open to all. Annual dues are: $15 for an individual, $20 for a family.       
Meetings are held the Second Monday evening the month (except December) from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Missouri Cattlemen's Association Building, 2306 Bluff Creek Drive, Columbia, MO

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Hope you can join us!

 2015 Meeting Schedule
  • January 12   Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels
  • February 9   Learn about the art of Bonsai
  • March 9       Tips for Gardening Safely this Spring
  • April 13       The Wonderful World of Hummingbirds*
  • May 11        Tour of the Columbia Cemetery*
  • May 16        Friends & Family Plant Sale
  • June 8          Butterfly Gardens with Heather Lamb
  • June 13        Garden Tour, Colleen's
  • July 13        Floral Photography
  • August 10    TBA
  • September 14    Helmi’s—Garden Planters*
  • October 12     Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture
  • November  9  Club's Annual Pizza Party*
  • December   (no meeting this month)

        2016 Meeting Schedule
  • January 31 Winter Garden Forum*
            Meetings marked with * 
will be held in locations to be announced

Upcoming Events      

Winter Garden Forum
January 31, 2016
Columbia Public Library Friend's Room
1:30PM to 3:30PM

Ann Wakeman, "Missouri Native Wildflowers in the Home Garden"
Alice Longfellow, "Edibles in the Ornamental Landscape"

Light refreshments will be served, and some garden related door prizes will be offered.

Join the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge