A diverse group of individuals who have completed the Extension Master Gardener horticulture curriculum offered by K-State Research & Extension.
Extension Master Gardeners continue to "grow" in their horticulture knowledge by attending monthly research based training sessions and field trips.
Extension Master Gardeners are not necessarily gardening experts, but share a passion for gardening. They have a desire to learn and a willingness to use the acquired knowledge and skills to help others.
The Wyandotte County Extension Master Gardeners devote volunteer hours within the community by participation in educational programs such as; demonstration gardens, gardening workshops, horticulture hotline, speaking engagements, youth programs, and more.
See our brochure here for more information on the Extension Master Gardener program.
How to Become a Master Gardener?
Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener? Fall classes are mid-September through mid-November, on Tuesdays, 9 AM to 4 PM. The cost of the course is $125. Applications for the 2017 class are DUE September 15.
Master Gardener candidates receive over 40 hours of basic horticulture training. Courses are taught by the experts in their field. All are K-State Research & Extension Specialists or other qualified professionals.