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Wyandotte County

Master Gardener

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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.

 

How to Become a Master Gardener?

Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener?  Fall classes begin mid-September through mid-November, on Tuesdays, 9 AM to 4 PM.   The cost of the course is $125.  Applications for the 2016 class will be taken in August 2016.

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.

 

Master Gardener Projects

2016 Advisory Board: 

President: 
Grace Troeh
Vice President: 
Kim Wetzel-Williams 
Secretary: 
Debra Sweeten 
Treasurer: 
Sharon Hoover
Members At Large: 
Ruby Ash
Aaron Barnhart
Mary Cronn
Linda Lockwood
Loretta Marmon
Tony martinez
Mitch Mellott