2023 Garden Education

One of the main goals of Extension Master Gardening is education. To help educate our members, and our community, we provide monthly training sessions on gardening topics. All programs start at 10:15 am and are approximately one hour long. Programs are free, open to the public and are held in the North room of the... Continue Reading →

New Kansas Garden Guide

K-State's popular guide to gardening in Kansas has undergone a major makeover that one of its authors said helps to “better reflect the needs and experiences of a wide range of Kansas gardeners, especially our newest gardeners.” You can download the new version now. Printed versions will be available to order in the K-State Bookstore... Continue Reading →

Garden Inspiration Weekend

Garden Tours, Native Plant Sale and Garden Art Sale! Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners invite you to a Garden Inspiration Weekend, June 3-4, beginning at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper Street, in Lawrence. Proceeds from the all of these events support the Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners activities and the programs we offer to... Continue Reading →

What seeds are you planting?

Yes, in spite of the chilly weather we can get into the garden and poke some seeds into the soil. I have already planted peas, lettuce and arugula, all of which like prefer growing in cooler weather. Other seeds that can be planted outdoors now (late March) include spinach, beets and turnips. Most of these... Continue Reading →

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