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April 12, 2024–The Missouri Western State University Department of Biology will be hosting two plant sales in April, benefitting two different student groups on campus. A third April plant sale by the Northwest Missouri Master Gardeners will take place at the University of Missouri extension office on the Missouri Western campus.

Native Plant Sale

On April 19 and 20, the Missouri Western student chapter of The Wildlife Society will hold its first annual native plant sale fundraiser on the second floor of the Agenstein/Remington building on the Missouri Western campus. 

  • Friday, April 19: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20:  8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Several varieties of flowering plants native to Missouri will be available for purchase at $4 per plant. Bundles of four plants are available for $12. 

The sale is open to the public and drop-ins are welcome, but advance orders can also be made by visiting the website at

Houseplant Sale

The Missouri Western chapter of Beta Beta Beta, a national honor society for biology students, will sell houseplants from April 23 through 26 in the Agenstein Atrium. The sale is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features various plants such as aloe, begonia, elderberry and succulents.

The sale is open to the public and there are no set prices for plants. The students ask that you donate what you can. Venmo, CashApp, PayPal and cash will be accepted.

Master Gardeners Plant Sale

On April 26 and 27, the Northwest Missouri Master Gardeners club will sell vegetables, herbs and milkweed. The University of Missouri Extension is located at 4125 Mitchell Ave. in St. Joseph.

  • Friday, April 26: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 27: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until sold out

More than 150 varieties of tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and herbs will be available along with monarch-friendly milkweed. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions.

The sale is open to the public. Cash and checks will be accepted.

News release written by Patty Lashbrook, sophomore convergent journalism and public relations major.

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